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growth fund

Syllabification: growth fund

Definition of growth fund in English:

noun

A mutual fund that invests primarily in stocks that are expected to increase in capital value rather than yield high income.
Example sentences
  • The growth fund uses primarily stocks which can be protected in down markets by use of 100% hedging with appropriate stock index options.
  • Similarly, you shouldn't expect a growth fund - which looks for stocks of rapidly growing companies - to post gains in a bear market.
  • Advisers say that if you are investing in a growth fund that pays minimal dividends, the income will almost always fall below this level.

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