Mirror Fund


DEFINITION of 'Mirror Fund'

A type of mutual fund, typically run by a life insurance company, that enables an investor to access another company's mutual fund through his or her life insurance policies.


For example, you might be able to invest in a Fidelity mutual fund through your life insurance policy with Royal & SunAlliance. These types of funds usually involve extra fees/charges.

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