Different Types of Mutual Funds

Different Types of Mutual Funds

Equity Funds


Equity funds focus on having long term capital growth with large companies that tie up with them; they will have ample to little income in the process. Funds are classified into three parts, the value, wherein the investors are looking for high-end companies that they may tie up their industry with. The second one is growth, wherein they only seek for the company’s expected progress in the field of earnings, sales and flow. And the last one being compromise which is of both value and growth, it is balance that neither the classification of growth and value are referred to in this classification.

Fixed-income Funds


Fixed- income funds are funds that are received at the same time intervals, and their appraisal is quite predictable. Most of the people that engage in these types of funds are people who no longer work and rely on the amount of money that they wil receive in a time interval that will suit their time frame basis.

Money Market Funds


Money market intervals are places wherein an investor is allowed to invest the money in an easy, accessible and safe place. They have low-return investments that make it hard for long-term investors. Most of the money you invest in this type of fund guarantees that once you invest the money, you won’t have to worry a lot about it if you fail in the investment.

Balanced Funds


A balanced fund is a combination of an equity and fixed fund, this provides the investors with safety and long-term appreciations of the funds that they will invest.

Index Funds


Index funds are types of funds that has the same type of characteristics as the broad market index companies. It’s basically just the same as the market return funds but the thing that makes it unique is that it has lower fees.

Specialty Funds


A Specialty fund focuses on investing on single types of industries, sectors and regions that are blooming around the world. It’s known to perform well with the company that they are holding but it doesn’t enable them to explore and diversify with other potential companies, businesses.

Fund of funds


Funds of funds are known to be investors of other funds that are present in the field. Two types are seen, the fettered wherein the funds that are included are those of under the company that they are already working, the other is the unfettered that enables investors to get a chance to try other companies funds. This type of fund is recommended to small investors who are starting out as they can easily widen the range of the companies that they tie their funds with.

Asset Allocation Funds


An asset allocation fund provides the investor a mix of the different variety of variables such as the stocks, bonds and cash equivalents. They usually talk to the investor if they want to be able to establish a fund that is table or that if it diversifies overtime.

Domestic Stock Funds


Domestic Stock Funds allows an investor to be able to own stocks that are known to be from the world’s most successful companies. You will be able to use the funds in order to by other stocks from famous companies around the world.

Sector Funds


These are stocks that take place with companies that have the same specialization as them. This doesn’t solely allow diversification to be present in the working ground.  This increases the risk of investing and is highly recommended for investors that are persistent in their work.

International and Global Stock


Global funds are funds that wishes for diversification but also wishes that their home country takes part of the countries that are joining the field. It is more appreciated that they may be able to gain different kinds of investments from all over the world and that they can also help their own country. International funds on the other hand doesn’t allow the investor’s home country to take part.

Real Estate


Commodity Focused Stock Funds


Commodity Funds are divided into different types.

  • Commodity Futures
  • Index Funds

Natural Resource Funds
Natural Resource Funds are funds that invest in companies that have exposure to commodities, such as those that engage in energies, and gas reserves.

  • Combination Funds
  • Commodity Funds
    These funds that focuses mainly on physical commodity assets.

Market Neutral Funds


This type of funds aims to be able to produce 3 to 6 percent more of the actual bill rate.

Inverse/Leveraged Funds

Diversified Funds


This type of fund allows diversification, so that if one sector losses, the whole entirety still progresses. This avoids the risk of large losses.

Tax Saving Funds


This type of funds focuses on the lowering if tax liability of the investors and the shareholder faces.

Gilt Funds

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Gilt Funds are funds that invest mainly on government facilities and offices. This type of fund provides the security of credit risk. They have different maturity levels and has also the risk of high rates.



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