Index funds or Index mutual funds are essentially mutual funds in which investments are made in stocks which track a particular index in the stock market. An index like Nifty 50 or BSE 100. So in a way, they replicate underlying Index. To know more about index funds review our detailed post on Index funds.
Differences Between Mutual Funds and Index Funds.
- Index funds can generally come in two forms Index mutual funds or ETFs
- Index mutual