Argentina begins public consultation on mutual fund plans

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Argentina's securities commission CNV has put out to public consultation proposed regulations that would permit the creation of a new type of mutual fund.

These funds, CNV said in a statement, would enjoy a looser investment policy framework and be aimed exclusively at qualified investors.

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In May the lower house voted into law a capital markets bill. Key aims are developing the country's capital markets - currently among the smallest in Latin America - and attracting investment.

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The mutual fund move is in line with the aims of the legislation, CNV said.

Read the statement (in Spanish).