TIAA-CREF’s International Equity Fund is featured in Kiplinger’s 2013 “Annual Mutual Fund Ranking ,” in the one-year performance ranking within the Large Company Stock Funds Category, 6/30/13 for international funds.
The Kiplinger’s Mutual Fund ranking includes two sets of rankings. The first set ranks 10 stock fund groups and one alternative investment group by one, three, five and ten year annualized returns. The second set is a consolidated ranking made up of the top 355 biggest and best performing domestic and international stock funds over the past year.
|TIAA-CREF International Equity Fund Retail Class TIERX|
|Investment and Benchmarks||1 Month||3 Month||YTD||1 year||3 year||5 year||10 year||Since Inception|
|MSCI EAFE® Index||+5.28||-0.92||+9.60||+23.48||+8.61||+1.05||+7.97|
|Morningstar Foreign Large Blend||+4.94||-0.21||+7.47||+21.01||+7.69||+0.89||+7.63||--|
TIAA-CREF International Equity Fund Retail Class TIERX
Inception Date – 3/31/2006
Gross / Net Expense Ratio 0.92%*
As of 6/30/2013
*A contractual arrangement is in place that limits certain fees and/or expenses. Had fees/expenses not been limited (“capped”), currently or in the past, returns would have been lower. Expense Cap Expiration Date: February 28, 2014. Please see the prospectus for details.
The TIAA-CREF International Equity Fund Retail Class TIERX was not ranked as a top 10 fund for the 3, 5, 10 and 20 year periods.
Past performance does not guarantee future results.
The performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Your returns and the principal value of your investments will fluctuate so that your shares [accumulation units], when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted above. For performance current to the most recent month-end, visit the TIAA-CREF Website at www.tiaa-cref.org, Please call 877-518-9161.
The International equity fund is subject to foreign investing risks, including currency fluctuation and political and economic instability.
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