Mutual Funds Performance Evaluation: A Case of Pakistani Mutual Funds Industry in Years 2008-10

Abbasi, Bilal Ahmad; Amir Shah, Syed Muhammad
September 2012
Global Journal of Management & Business Research;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 17, p67
Academic Journal
The article examines the performance of mutual funds industry in Pakistan from 2008-2010. It considers the expansion of mutual industry on Pakistan in first decade of this century which made the performance evaluation of the industry become significant. It revealed that the asset management industry in Pakistan is still new and it has faced difficult macroeconomic challenges which affect the financial market and mutual funds.


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