Emerging Markets countries are the best performing, as a whole up 11.8% YTD. Brazil and Peru continue to add to their impressive returns. YTD, Brazil is up 61% and Peru is up 59%.18 out of the top 20 best performing countries YTD are EM countries. Canada is the best developed country (9th overall), up 19% YTD. U.S. is the next best developed country (19th overall), up 7% YTD.