International mutual fund
International mutual fundA mutual fund that invests strictly in securities markets throughout the world, excluding the United States. A global fund, on the other hand, invests in both foreign and domestic securities.
International mutual fund
Domestic International Sales CorporationDomestic International Sales Corporation
A type of U.S. corporation, authorized in 1971, with income primarily from exports. Usually wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries, DISCs had special treatment in borowing or taxation. A 1976 GATT case found against the U.S., which reached a compromise settlement with the EC in 1981. DISC was replaced in 1984 by foreign sales corporations.
International Standards OrganizationInternational Standards Organization
See: International Organization for Standardization.
International monetary systemInternational monetary system
The global network of government and commercial institutions within which currency exchange rates are determined.
International Asset Pricing Model (IAPM)International Asset Pricing Model (IAPM)
The international version of the CAPM assuming that investors in each country share the same consumption basket and purchasing power parity holds.
International Depository Receipt (IDR)International Depository Receipt (IDR)
A receipt issued by a bank as evidence of ownership of one or more shares of the underlying stock of a foreign corporation that the bank holds in trust. The advantage of the IDR structure is that the corporation does not have to comply with all the issuing requirements of the foreign country where the stock is to be traded. The US version of the IDR is the American Depository Receipt (ADR).
Further SuggestionsInternational Finance Corporation (IFC)
International Trade Organization
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe, Australia, Far East Index
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
Court of International Trade
International adjustment process
Ministry of International Trade and Industry
Morgan Stanley Capital International Emerging Markets Global Index
Capital International Indexes
International Banking Facility (IBF)
Domestic International Sales Corporation (DISC)
London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange
Tokyo International Financial Futures Exchange
International Development Association (IDA)
Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX)
Stock Exchange Automated Quotation (SEAQ) International
International Organization for Standardization
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
International Fisher relationship