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Oldest Mutual Funds by Inception Date (Still Active)
Rank	Name	            Date of Creation
1 MFS Massachusetts Investors Fund (MITTX)1924
2 Putnam Investors Fund (PINVX) 1925
3 Pioneer Fund (PIODX) 1928
4 Century Shares Fund (CENSX) 1928
5 Vanguard Wellington Fund (VWELX) 1929
7 CGM Mutual Fund (LOMMX) 1929
8 Fidelity Fund (FFIDX) 1930
9 Dodge & Cox Balanced Fund (DODBX) 1931

Adams Diversified Equity Fund oldest CEF (Closed-end fund).

"It has roots going back to 1854, has operated as a closed-end fund since 1929, and has paid dividends without interruption since 1935. This is the oldest still extant closed-end fund, and its managers maintain the value investing approach that has given this fund its long tenure." I own ADX since my parents and grandparents owned them during the Depression between 1929 and 1941.

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