The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowing for investment purposes) in equity securities. It invests primarily in stocks of companies that are domiciled in developed foreign countries and principally traded in Japanese, European, Pacific and Australian securities markets or traded in U.S. securities markets. Such investments may include common stocks, which may or may not pay dividends, and securities convertible into common stocks, of companies domiciled outside the U.S.