- index fund
index fund see fund 2
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
- index fund
n.A mutual fund that chooses its stocks according to a stock market index number.
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Index fund — An index fund or index tracker is a collective investment scheme (usually a mutual fund or exchange traded fund) that aims to replicate the movements of an index of a specific financial market, or a set of rules of ownership that are held… … Wikipedia
index fund — Investment fund designed to match the returns on a stock market index. mutual fund whose portfolio matches that of a broad based index such as the S&P 500 and whose performance therefore mirrors the market as represented by that index. Bloomberg… … Financial and business terms
index fund — noun 1. a mutual fund whose assets are stocks on a given list • Hypernyms: ↑mutual fund 2. a mutual fund that invests in the stocks that are the basis of a well known stock or bond index • Hypernyms: ↑mutual fund, ↑mutual fund company, ↑open end… … Useful english dictionary
Index Fund — A type of mutual fund with a portfolio constructed to match or track the components of a market index, such as the Standard Poor s 500 Index (S P 500). An index mutual fund is said to provide broad market exposure, low operating expenses and low… … Investment dictionary
Index fund — Investment fund designed to match the returns on a stockmarket index. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * index fund index fund ➔ fund1 * * * index fund UK US noun [C] (UK also tracker fund) FINANCE ► … Financial and business terms
index fund — Fin a mutual fund composed of companies listed in an important stock market index in order to match the market’s overall performance. See also managed fund. Also known as index tracker, tracker fund … The ultimate business dictionary
index fund — a fund, as a mutual fund or pension fund, with a portfolio that contains many of the securities listed in a major stock index in order to match the performance of the stock market generally. [1975 80] * * * … Universalium
index fund — in′dex fund n. ste bus a mutual fund that invests in many of the securities listed in a major stock or bond index in order to match the performance of the market generally • Etymology: 1975–80 … From formal English to slang
index fund — / ɪndeks fʌnd/ noun an investment fund consisting of shares in all the companies which are used to calculate a Stock Exchange index (NOTE: The plural is indexes or indices.) … Dictionary of banking and finance