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  1. mutual fund, mutual fund company, open-end fund, open-end investment company(noun)

    a regulated investment company with a pool of assets that regularly sells and redeems its shares

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  1. open-end fund(Noun)

    A collective investment scheme which can issue and redeem shares at any time.

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  1. Open-end fund

    Open-end fund is a collective investment scheme which can issue and redeem shares at any time. An investor will generally purchase shares in the fund directly from the fund itself rather than from the existing shareholders. It contrasts with a closed-end fund, which typically issues all the shares it will issue at the outset, with such shares usually being tradable between investors thereafter. Open-ended funds are available in most developed countries, though terminology and operating rules vary. U.S. mutual funds, UK unit trusts and OEICs, European SICAVs, hedge funds and exchange-traded funds are all examples of open-ended funds. The price at which shares in an open-ended fund are issued or can be redeemed will vary in proportion to the net asset value of the fund, and therefore directly reflects the fund's performance.

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