Active management is grounded in the logic that for a mutual fund to have the opportunity to outperform its benchmark, it cannot mirror it. That is very difficult to do if a portfolio’s holdings largely overlap those of its benchmark. Explore articles that address active investing. Aspects examined include discerning what truly distinguishes it, understanding its elements and considering its value.
Can deliberate and distinguishable active management better position portfolios to meet long-term goals? Touchstone thinks it can. We believe that Distinctively Active management must exhibit qualities that, according to research, are associated with potential benchmark outperformance.
Investors don’t have to search long to find articles touting the rapid growth of "passive" index funds over the past couple of decades, usually accompanied by an indictment of active management as a whole. While the rise of indexing is factual, the indictment of active investment management could benefit from context.
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