Spotlight shines on active funds as 72% failed to outperform in 2016

Stephanie Baxter
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European active funds generally failed to beat benchmarks in 2016
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European active funds generally failed to beat benchmarks in 2016

Last year posed huge challenges for active investment as markets were driven by politics rather than economics. Stephanie Baxter looks at research showing a large fall in managers beating the benchmark

Active investment managers are having a difficult time as markets are being driven much more by politics than the economy. While uncertain times can present opportunities, surprise events including...

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