In an environment where investing in a few large cap stocks is the key to outperformance, fund managers who are truly active and still outperform will gain appeal, industry experts say.
Covid-19 has caused heavy volatility in global stock markets, with more likely in the second half of 2020. Could it allow active investors to shine, versus their cheaper index peers?
We ask four experts whether high valuations and market uncertainties will push active investing back into investors' thoughts, or passive strategies will continue to gain traction.
Giant index fund managers may be thought to sit on their hands when it comes to exerting shareholder influence, but the reality is different.
With actively managed funds falling woefully short of their targets, passive products have the chance to finally overcome the reticence of Asian investors. Regulatory changes could help.
AsianInvestor has asked and answered 10 key questions for investors in the Year of the Monkey. Question eight looks at whether active funds can outperform in a time of volatility.