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The effect of fund size on mutual funds performance in Egypt

Samar Farid () and Hayam Wahba ()
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Samar Farid: Future University in Egypt
Hayam Wahba: Ain Shams University

Future Business Journal, 2022, vol. 8, issue 1, 1-11

Abstract: Abstract The growth of mutual funds investment and its importance to various economies has become more significant in the past few decades. There are many factors that affect the mutual fund performance one of those factors are fund size. The researcher will investigate the effect of fund size on mutual fund’s performance in Egypt. The results showed that Log Net asset value NAV (Log fund size) has a significant negative impact on mutual fund performance, Age has a significant negative impact on mutual fund performance. The researcher also concluded that the Fund type has significant effect on mutual funds’ performance. While Log total fund expense has a significant positive impact on mutual funds’ performance.

Keywords: Mutual funds; Net asset value; Fund size; Fund age; Fund type; Total fund expense; Sharpe ratio; Mutual funds’ performance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2022
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DOI: 10.1186/s43093-022-00135-7

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