Finance forum: Mutual funds


Mutual funds are financial products that pool the savings of a large number of investors. They’re usually administered by asset management companies, such as capital management companies, or by individuals authorised to trade in the financial markets. The total capital is reinvested to guarantee a return for those subscribed to these mutual funds. The investments are made on the basis of certain risk profiles and specific diversification strategies.


British Savers Have £50bn Tied Up in Underperforming Funds

Posted on 03.03.2021

Recent research in Britain has shown a high amount of money currently invested in funds considered “dog funds” due to their continuous underperformance. Consistently underperforming funds are those that, over a consecutive 12-month period, lag their benchmark by at least 5%.  The firm BestInvest has released its latest Spot the Dog report that shows 49.6 billion pounds of British savers’ money is currently stuck in 119 dog funds. One positive aspect of the report is that ...

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