Another fund with a sizable financial stake is the aforementioned First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend. After sinking in 2008, First Trust rallied sharply. During the past three years, the fund has returned 7.8% annually, topping the average world stock fund by more than 2 percentage points, according to Morningstar.The First Trust fund holds stocks from a broad collection of developed markets, with 16% of assets in Australia, 10% in the U.K. and 6% in Canada. Holdings include Telecom Corporation of New Zealand and Shimao Property Holdings, which develops hotels and shopping malls in China.
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