Exchange-traded funds specializing in Latin American and energy were among the best performers in the third quarter, MarketWatch reports. The top-performing fund was the iShares MSCI Brazil Index fund, up 34.8%, followed by the iShares S&P Latin American 40 Index fund, up 27.5%.

The Vanguard Energy Vipers fund came in as the fifth best-performing fund, posting a 21.2% gain in the third quarter.

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