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Definition of

equity fund

Stockholding & Investments

mutual fund that is invested in equities a mutual fund that is invested mainly in stocks, not in government securities or other funds

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Definitions of ’equity fund’ and meaning of ’equity fund’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’equity fund’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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