single-country fund

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Single-country fund

A mutual fund that invests in individual countries outside the United States.

Single-Country Fund

A mutual fund that invests predominantly or exclusively in the securities of a single country. While a single-country fund may be diversified in other ways (for instance, it may hold both stocks and bonds), it is usually exposed to political risk. Some analysts argue that in an age of globalization, there is little difference in single-country and multi-country funds, but others dispute that. See also: Country diversification, WEBS.

single-country fund

A mutual fund that invests in securities of one country. A single-country fund, for example, might invest only in securities issued in Australia.
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Earlier this year Exponent raised [pounds sterling]1 billion of capital for its third fund, which is the largest single country fund in Europe.
Strictly speaking, this is not a single country fund as the managers also hold several Tunisian stocks within the portfolio.
HONG KONG, October 26 /PRNewswire/ -- India Capital Management Ltd which has a total AUM of US$200M is proud to announce that it has won the "Best Single Country Fund of the Year" at the 2005 AsiaHedge Awards for it's Fund, the India Capital Fund, presented last week on 20th October in Hong Kong.
The industry has been held back by a lack of a long term track records, a lack of diversification opportunities and an oversupply of very concentrated and volatile single country funds.
International investing entails special risk considerations, including currency fluctuations, lower liquidity, economic and political risks, and difference in accounting methods; these risks are generally heightened for single country funds.
Single country funds now represent 60% of raised capital compared to 55% six months ago.
The preferred route for gaining exposure to emerging markets of more than half of those surveyed was through global emerging market funds, followed by single country funds, then regional funds (MENA, EMEA etc)
EMEA, as a region, is still being shunned by investors, as total outflows from the regional funds, including single country funds, stood at $330 mln (0.
The nine new funds comprising the AlphaDEX([R]) International line-up are a diverse group of broad, regional and single country funds.
International investing entails special risk considerations, including currency fluctuations, lower liquidity, economic and political risks, and differences in accounting methods; these risks are generally heightened for emerging market investments and single country funds.
The nine funds comprising the AlphaDEX([R]) International family of funds consists of a diverse range of broad, regional and single country funds.
Investment in smaller companies and narrowly focused investments, including single country funds, typically exhibit higher volatility.