An index mutual fund is one whose goal is to match the target index as closely as possible, whether it is the TSX S&P 500, Russell 2000,Barra Mid-Cap Value or any other eligible indexes around the world.
A Mutual Fund Index can also be a standard an active measurement of certain mutual funds in different asset classes and mutual fund categories and sectors. In order to determine the best funds or the top 10 funds a proper index would compare itself with its peers and then also compare within meaninguful investor related terms of return on investment by asset class, category, sector and overall returns over variable time periods. Helping to detemine the best funds and the trend towards best mutual funds in Canada means knowing how to rate, rank and screen funds analytically by key important data. The Mutual Fund Index can get an accurate reading of many markets and product services including index mutual funds. Mutual Fund Index is more narrowly defined as an indicator or average return for the average mutual fund portfolio or the profitability of the average investor. The investor and advisor centric are also key important indicators along with fund and market analysis that truly determine what and how The Canadian Mutual Fund Index should be declared as, calcultated and reported.
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