What is a Passive Fund?

ASK THE EXPERT: What is the difference between a tracker fund and an ETF? And what benefits does passive investing offer investors over actively managed funds?

Emma Wall 11 September, 2014 | 9:29AM
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Emma Wall: Hello, and welcome to the Morningstar series, 'Ask the Expert.' I am Emma Wall and here with me today to talk about passive investment is Morningstar analyst, Jose Garcia Zarate.

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar