single-country fund

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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There are also risks associated with investing in Chile, including the risk of investing in a single-country fund.
The company also recently announced plans to launch a single-country fund to target Private Equity opportunities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Because it is a single-country fund, the value of its shares may fluctuate more than those of funds that invest in a broader range of countries.
Regional funds tend to be significantly less volatile than single-country funds.
For example, there are several single-country funds that invest in the securities of just one nation.