Just like in the world, the investment vehicles diversify in Turkey as well. In such big range of investment instruments, in order to make sound decisions, one should spend quite a lot of time to learn and evaluate all the details of the instrument. With the fast moving world, investors seeks professionals with in depth knowledge and expertise of the stock markets, macroeconomics, the variety of investment instruments, trading and so forth, to take care of their money management needs. Investment funds, run by qualified money managers are a great solution for investors.
Investment funds are able to be liquidated whenever the investor desires, when compared to the stocks, government bonds and treasury bills which have prefixed value dates to be liquidated. In addition to the value limitations, it is especially challenging for new beginners to choose the right stocks from approximately 300 stocks at the right time. Timing is crucial as the stocks can be highly volatile due to the developments in the markets.
Taxing is another issue which requires expertise. Returns from the stocks, government bonds and treasury bills above a certain level may be subject to taxes however investment funds are free of tax.
Investment funds and money managers are always more preferable because of the above listed facts and besides they allow investors to trade in small amounts without any value date worries.