Definitions for "international fund"
A mutual fund which invests in stocks and bonds of companies outside of the U.S.
These mutual fund portfolios are made of foreign securities and carry more risk than domestic funds because of political volatility and the difficulty in researching companies outside the United States.
A mutual fund that invests in securities markets throughout the world.  If investments are chosen carefully, this type of fund may be profitable when some markets are rising and others are declining.
Keywords:  index, market
International market International market index