Number of Mutual Funds by Country

The mutual funds industry is a big business globally. In the developed countries it is especially large due to the amount of investment capital available. Billions of dollars are run by fund managers on behalf of their investors. Since billions of dollars of fees are at stake, fund companies offer a variety of funds based …

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On the Growth of Mutual Funds in the US

The mutual funds industry in the US is a multi-trillion dollar industry.At the end of 2014, the industry managed assets of about $16.0 Trillion up from just over $1.0 Trillion in 1990. The growth in assets under management over the years has also led to a fierce competition with a multitude of players entering the …

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A Review of the Invesco Perpetual High Income Fund

The Invesco Perpetual High Income Fund is one of the largest unit trusts (or mutual fund) in UK with an asset base of about £11.0 billion . The fund aims to achieve a level of high income together with capital growth. The fund invests most of the assets in UK-listed companies with the remaining in …

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Top 10 Holdings of the Carmignac Commodities Fund

The Carmignac Commodities Fund is one of the large funds run by the successful European asset management firm Carmignac Gestion. This fund is interesting because of the heavy exposure to natural resource companies in North America, Europe and Australia and the diversification of assets among various commodities such as energy, forestry products, metals, agricultural products, …

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Three Top Performing Financial Services Funds

In the Fund Track column Not All Bank Funds Fell Over Past Year on August 13, The Wall Street Journal highlighted three top performing financial services mutual funds. These three funds were up in the past year when most financial stocks and ETFs collapsed. Two of the funds were up more than 10% in the …

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