Hedge Fund

A fund that can use a number of return enhancement techniques.


A strategy for reducing the risk of investment. Hedging strategies use options for bidding, placing shares, short selling, or contracts for the future. A hedge can help to keep existing profits locked. Its aim is to reduce a portfolio's volatility by reducing the risk of loss.

Holding Period

Duration a person is investing in a scheme for. This period may vary from 1 day to several years depending on the type of scheme and the requirement of the investor. It is Length of an individual's safety


The holdings or portfolio is the latest or updated investment / security statement reported by a mutual fund. Typically these are presented as a percentage of net assets or rupee or both. The goal is to give investors an idea of where the fund manager is investing their money.