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Coronavirus sell-off revealed “little merit” in idea that active managers navigate volatility better than passive counterparts

Coronavirus sell-off revealed “little merit” in idea that active managers navigate volatility better than passive counterparts

The majority of active managers in Europe and the US did not seize the “once-in-a-decade opportunity” presented by the coronavirus pandemic to demonstrate superior returns to passive options, according to new data from Morningstar.

Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds more resilient in market storm than expected, says report

Sovereign wealth funds more resilient in market storm than expected, says report

Sovereign wealth funds may have weathered market volatility better than feared, with new research from the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) and State Street Corporation highlighting that many fund portfolios were already overweight cash and underweight equities in the run-up to the pandemic crisis.