Mutual fund is a pool of money accumulated from investors and is managed by portfolio managers as per the investment objectives of the fund. Investors get mutual fund units in a proportion of their investments.
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Learn about what is a Mutual Fund?
Types of Mutual Funds - open-ended and closed-ended funds
Role of a Mutual Fund Analyst
Difference between Basics of Mutual Fund and ETF
Difference between Basics of Mutual Fund and Hedge Fund
How to calculate Net Asset Value (NAV)
A mutual fund is a pool of investment managed professionally for the purpose of purchasing various securities and culminating them into a strong portfolio which will offer attractive returns over and above the risk-free returns which are currently being offered by the market. In this article, we discuss the details of mutual funds basics.
Open Ended funds are popular amongst typical investors as it permits them to enter and exit at any time thereby offering them lot of flexibility. Close-ended funds have a fixed number of shares which are purchased from other investors and have a fixed timeline to enter and exit the fund
Both Mutual funds and hedge funds are an investment vehicle which will pool in money from various investors with the objective of multiplying them in a quick time and proportionate level of risk depending on the appetite of the investors.