Don't Give Up on Active Managers Just Yet

Passive funds are attracting billions of investors' money, but they should still keep the faith in active managers to keep the stock market functioning 

Anna Fedorova 27 November, 2019 | 3:05PM

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It is no secret that passive funds have seen a surge in demand in the past couple of years, as research increasingly proves that the majority of active managers fail to outperform their benchmarks and investors seek more cost-effective solutions.

According to Investment Association figures, tracker funds in the UK experienced net retail inflows of £4.6 billion in the third quarter of the year, with their overall share of the UK retail industry rising to 17%.

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