Mutual Fund Basics

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What are Mutual Funds?
Mutual funds are professionally managed investment products that pool together the assets of various investors. The pooled funds are invested in different a...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 at 2:19 PM
What are the types of mutual funds?
Mutual funds are categorized according to underlying financial instruments and different investment horizons that may match the clients financial goals.  ...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 at 2:20 PM
How do I invest in Mutual Funds?
Participation in mutual funds is done by buying shares issued by the funds. These funds are purchased through licensed distributors and salespersons.  ...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 at 2:21 PM
How is the Net Asset Value per Share (NAVPS) computed?
NAVPS is calculated on a daily basis using the following formula: NAVPS = Total Value of Fund Assets - Total Liabilities                  Number of sh...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016 at 5:04 PM
How is the number of purchased shares computed?
The number of purchased shares is computed by dividing the total investment amount by the fund's NAVPS: Purchased Shares = Investment Amount          ...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 at 3:22 PM
How much is the minimum investment in mutual funds?
You can start with a minimum capital of as low as Php 100. Subsequent placements are also affordable, ranging between Php 100 to Php 1,100. The minimum inve...
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017 at 12:57 PM
How do I earn from mutual funds?
Returns are determined by the movement in NAVPS. An increase in NAVPS means that investors can redeem the shares of a mutual fund for a higher value. You ma...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 at 3:23 PM
What are the fees involved in mutual funds?
All the mutual funds available in COL Fund Source have zero front-end and sales load fees. We will announce in COL Financial website if there are changes ...
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017 at 11:24 AM
How are investors of mutual funds protected?
Mutual funds are highly regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under the implementing rules and regulation of the Investment Company Act ...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 at 3:24 PM
Are mutual funds insured by the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC)?
Mutual funds are not bank deposits and are not insured by the PDIC.
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 at 3:25 PM