Viewing entries tagged with 'Passive'

Bond investors can’t rest on their benchmarks

1 May 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Active management has a proven edge in the bond market, according to a new study by global fixed income giant PIMCO, where almost two-thirds of index-ignorers have outperformed passive peers in the US. More>  

Matt Whineray: Active versus passive investment

17 April 2017 One of the topics brought up in recent debates about the New Zealand Superannuation Fund is the difference between active and passive investment. More>  

Martin Hawes: Buffett versus the hedge funds

20 March 2017 It is with trepidation that I take on the world's greatest investor. Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway, has produced returns for investors of over 20 per cent per annum over the last 50 years – and it is pretty hard to argue with that.  More>

Rekenthaler Report The New Breed of Active Management

23 January 2017

Morningstar looks at the five active fund managers who attracted the most net new assets in 2016. "Passive funds dominate, but a few active managers have braved the sales headwind."  More>

The passive investing bubble is real

13 January 2017

There is no question that the stats back up the idea that passive strategies have more often than not beaten active ones. But the love of passive at some point likely means active anomalies return in markets.   More>

Indexing impact fears overblown

4 January 2017

Morningstar: Ben Johnson says as index funds continue to arise in popularity passive strategies aren’t making the market less efficient.  More>

Hawes on KiwiSaver fees

2 December 2016

When choosing your KiwiSaver provider, you shouldn't base the decision on fees - they are only one factor in your choice, says Martin Hawes.  More>