International Fund

Dictionary Says

Definition of 'International Fund'


A mutual fund that can invest in companies located anywhere outside of its investors' country of residence.

Also referred to as a "foreign fund".

Investopedia Says

Investopedia explains 'International Fund'


Many people confuse an international fund with a global fund. The difference is that a global fund includes the entire world, while an international fund includes the entire world excluding the investor's home country.

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