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Index funds usually contain the same titles at the same weighting as a certain representative stock market index. They are therefore also described as passive investments. Titles are not selected on the basis of return forecasts; only a share index is depicted. For this reason, the fees associated with index funds are much lower than those associated with actively managed funds.

Term-Nr.: 446

German: Indexfonds (423)

Source: Swiss Fund Guide 2010 m. e. E., 20.04.2010

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