Index fund

• Are investment vehicles such as mutual funds which are based on a specified benchmark or index. Among the more popular indices are: S&P 500, S&P 100, EAFE, targeted average maturity dates, and various bond indices such as the Lehman Aggregate Bond Index.

• A collective fund that attempts to replicate the movements and characteristics of the Index of a certain financial market. There are many methods of replication, like holding securities in the same proportion as the index.

• Investment fund designed to match the returns on a stock market index.


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