In July Northern Europe rebounded from poor performance earlier in the year and then gave back some of those gains in August.
Even though iShares Japan (EWJ) is down 2.3% for the month of August 2013, it is still up 14.29% year to date compared to only 8.12% for iShares EAFE Index (EFA).
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