Similar to international mutual fund
industry associations, the role of MUFAP broadly encompasses the following five major areas:
The adoption of the IMS is part of Scotia Fondos' initiative to automate its domestic and international mutual fund
(Fondos de Inversion) operations with 16 different portfolio options on a single, consolidated platform.
Most recently, in a more broad-based study, Ferreira et al (2006) use a large cross-section of international mutual fund
from 19 countries between 1999 and 2005 to examine what fund attributes and country characteristics help explain the cross-section of fund performance.
However, mutual fund executives say advisors have to channel enthusiasm and keep some key points in mind before helping clients select an international mutual fund
or subaccount within a variable insurance product.
International Mutual Fund
Selectivity and Market Timing During Up and Down Market Conditions, Financial Review 33, 127-144.
The typical international mutual fund
has investments in 15 to 35 different countries, but pays only an insignificant amount of foreign taxes per share.
The aviation industry is currently attempting to set up an international mutual fund
to cover such risks.
FROM 1990 TO 1999 GLOBAL AND INTERNATIONAL MUTUAL FUND
ASSETS GREW FROM $46.
AIG merged its international mutual fund
business with SunAmerica's business.
Several of the software packages we reviewed incorrectly applied the passive loss rules to the limited partnership investments and incorrectly computed the foreign tax credit from the international mutual fund
This approach has been applied to international mutual fund
performance and is described in detail by Droms and Walker (1994).
The purpose of investing in an international mutual fund
is to have money in markets that move opposite of the United States, he says.