Investing in funds
General advantages of investment funds
- Spreading the risk: your investment risk is considerably reduced when investing in funds, because with an investment fund you are backing many stocks at the same time
- Transparency: the value of your fund investment is calculated and published on each trading day
- Liquidity: you can access your investments at any time
- Separate assets: in the case of insolvency the fund assets are separated
Risk and return
Investments in funds are subject to capital market risks. By spreading an investment over different funds each investor can get an asset mix that meets individual investment objectives and personal attitude to risk.
All Swisscanto funds are established in Switzerland or Luxembourg. They are authorised by the supervisory authority concerned, according to country and/or investment category. Due to their status as separate assets, investment funds have substantial legal advantages for investors over equities and certificates.