21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once upon a time, investors chose between two starkly different investment fund options: traditionally "plain vanilla" index funds and broad spectrum actively-managed funds
EIP group's actively-managed funds
, index funds and non-listed beta solutions were not included in the deal, and will continue to be operated by the alpha management team under a new firm called EIP Alpha Limited.
In India, actively-managed funds
have consistently beaten benchmarks over the years and are likely to continue to do so in the coming years.
But she argues that actively-managed funds
offer specific investing strategies that can be very appropriate in volatile markets like the one we're experiencing now.
look to beat the market and can sometimes achieve that.
In the last 10 years, more than half of actively-managed funds
have lagged the S&P 500.
In the late 1990s, trackers were performing well, but in the wake of falling shares and increased turbulence in global stock markets, actively-managed funds
seem to have taken the lead.
Trackers will produce consistent performance, while with actively-managed funds
it is hard to find a winner.
Funds that don't track an index, or actively-managed funds
, average about 1 percent a year in expenses that customers pay, said Russell Kinnel, head of equity fund research at Morningstar, a mutual fund rating agency in Chicago.
The underlying investments for these pools include index and actively-managed funds
as well as a socially responsible fund.
BT Financial Group has received approval for its MySuper licences, paving the way for the launch of new actively-managed funds
from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA).
Yet, a lower percentage of index funds beat their benchmark than actively-managed funds