Where to Get Relevant Information About a Mutual Fund

All mutual funds have different characteristics - fees, risk, objectives, holdings, performance and management. As such, before investing you want to have to read up on these to make an informed decision on the appropriateness or otherwise of the mutual fund for you. The information to make this decision can be found in the fund …

How a Mutual Fund Works

The mechanics is quite simple, money is pooled by investors into an account and then invested in instruments such as stocks and bonds, real estate on behalf of all the investors in the fund. Structure - The management of a typical mutual fund would involve different organisations, such that there are multiple layers of security …

Benefits of Investing in a Collective Investment Scheme

When you invest via a collective investment scheme, you are entitle to a pro-rata share of the profits and losses, risk and rewards that accrue to the securities in that pool. So what are the benefits Experienced professionals manage your money Low cost of entry, compared to direct investment. Can get your money back promptly. …

Different Types of Collective Investment Schemes

A collective investment scheme is a scheme in whatever form that allows different individuals to pool their resources together for the purpose of investing their pooled funds. Each individual holds participatory interest in the joint assets and share the risks and rewards in proportion of their participatory interest in the scheme. The broad categorisations include: …