Clal to launch two foreign funds

Clal Finance Mutual Funds will launch two mutual funds Thursday that will make investments abroad.

Clal Finance Mutual Funds will launch two mutual funds Thursday that will make investments abroad. Chul Maslul 20 (E) Batucha will place up to 20% of its funds in foreign shares and options, with the rest to be invested in bonds, including foreign corporate bonds, Clal said on Monday. Batucha Focus Chul will invest the majority of its money in foreign shares or securities that track indexes. Clal said the opening of foreign markets to the domestic market allows retail investors to widen their portfolios and expose themselves to international companies.