AB International Growth
Objective And StrategyObjective
Generate income and price appreciation.
The Portfolio invests primarily in an international Portfolio of equity securities of companies located in both developed and emerging countries. The Portfolio's investment process relies upon comprehensive fundamental company research produced by the Adviser's large research team of analysts covering both developed and emerging markets around the globe.
* This portfolio invests in securities of foreign issuers which involves risks not typically associated with domestic issuers, including currency fluctuations and the possibility of political and economic instability. Emerging markets involve risks in addition to those generally associated with foreign securities, because political and economic structures in many emerging markets may be undergoing significant evolution and rapid development.
* The portfolio's exposure to the US Dollar Index and/or foreign currencies subjects the portfolio to the risk that foreign currencies will fluctuate in value relative to the US Dollar or, in the case of short position, that the US Dollar will decline in value to the currency being hedged. Currency rates in foreign countries may move significantly over short periods of time for a number of reasons including changes in interest rates, the imposition of currency controls or other political developments in the US or abroad.
* The portfolio invests primarily in the securities of issuers that are organized and have their principal offices outside the United States.