Global fund

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A global fund is a type of mutual fund, closed-end fund or exchange-traded fund that can invest in companies located anywhere in the world. Global funds are distinguishable from international funds in that a global fund includes the entire world, whereas an international fund includes the entire world except for securities in the investor's home country.[1]

Global funds can include:

  • Global stock funds
  • Global bond funds
  • Sector funds

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  1. Definition, investopedia, viewed November 2. 2015