- What is an investment fund?
- What are the minimum transaction amounts for GFunds Funds?
- Is there a maximum or limit to how much I can invest?
- Is there a minimum holding period for my investment in GFunds?
- Are there fees in using GFunds?
- Why is there a yearly management fee?
- What are dividends?
- Are there dividend paying funds on GFunds?
What is an investment fund?
Investment funds are pools of money from multiple investors who agree to invest collectively by entrusting their money to a professional fund manager, who invests the money in different financial instruments like stocks and bonds.
What are the minimum transaction amounts for GFunds?
See the chart below for the minimum transaction amounts for each fund on GFunds:
Note: GFunds minimum sell amount will be P50 for both Local and Global Funds.
GCash does not allow any sell orders that will result in your investment balance falling below the minimum maintaining balance per fund.
If you place a sell order that will cause your remaining balance to fall below the minimum maintaining amount, your transaction will be rejected.
If you do not wish to maintain the investment balance, and you would like to sell your full investment, please enter the entire market value when placing a sell order.
Is there a maximum or limit to how much I can invest?
There is no limit in the amount you can invest in the GFunds funds. However, the outgoing transaction limits for GCash apply on your Buy Orders.
Visit What are my Wallet and Transaction limits to learn more about the transaction limits in GCash.
Is there a minimum holding period for my investment in GFunds?
There is NO MINIMUM HOLDING PERIOD for the funds available on GFunds. Do take note that the Transaction Processing may take a few days.
For more information on the minimum holding period for investments in GFunds, go to How long are the processing days for GFunds transactions?
Are there fees in using GFunds?
There are no transactional fees when buying or selling investment funds in GFunds. However, our partner providers charge an annual management fee that is automatically deducted from the value of your fund.
See the table below for fees when using GFunds:
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Why is there a yearly management fee?
The annual management fee is the service fee being changed by professional fund managers for handling your investments.
What are dividends?
Dividends are payments an investment makes to share profits with its investors. Dividends are distributed in accordance with the prospectus and they are one of the ways that investors can earn from investing in a fund.
Are there dividend-paying funds on GFunds?
The ALFM Global Multi-Asset Income Fund (ALFMGMIP) from BPI Investment Management Inc. (BPI-IMI) is currently the only fund on GFunds with dividends.
The fund’s dividend payout is not fixed or guaranteed. It is also non-cumulative, meaning the fund is not obligated to pay any unpaid dividends in the future. Any previous dividend payments are not indicative of the future returns of the fund. However, the fund manager of the target fund strives to ensure that dividend yield is consistently provided on a regular basis.
Visit What is AFLM Global Multi-Asset Income Fund? to know more about this type of fund.