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Broadridge Research: Active Asset Managers Can Meet Rising Demand with New ESG Solutions A new report from Broadridge Financial Solutions suggests that “many aspects of ESG investing lend themselves to active approaches” including the management ...

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Active Equity Investors Outperform Market And S&P 500 in Q2 – Financial Advisor Magazine Active equity fund investors outperformed equity index fund investors and the S&P 500 in the second quarter, and they also withdrew less assets than ...
A new report from the Active Managers Council illustrates that sustainable investing inherently involves active decision-making. Take for example the dispersion of sustainability ratings. The paper found that ratings from different providers can seem ...

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Client-Centric ESG Investing Needs to Be Active, White Paper Asserts – Financial Advisor According to the AMC’s most recent white paper, “ Sustainable Investing is an Active Process ,” advisors who want to deliver client-centered ESG to investors ...
Sustainable investing is experiencing strong growth, both in assets under management and in investor acceptance. Total U.S.-domiciled assets under management using sustainable investing strategies rose from $8.7 trillion at the start of 2016 to $12.0 ...

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Fidelity: Amid Pandemic, Advisors Rebalance, Look at Active Investments – Barron’s Fidelity recently surveyed 468 advisors and found 41% of financial advisors were looking to increase clients’ allocations of active investments. Fifty-seven percent ...
Active is active, and passive is passive, and never the twain shall meet? Although the financial press seems to draw a sharp line dividing the two approaches to investment management, the underlying reality is much more nuanced. Passive management ...
Active managers have outperformed passive indexing over the last 20 years, with highest excess returns during years of elevated volatility, according to a new study published by AMG. Their new study, in part demonstrates that active managers - boutiques ...

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Active managers: Market turmoil provides opportunities to shine – Pensions & Investments Active equity managers buy growth and value, or so reports Pensions & Investments. “Despite growth managers' performance edge in the tumultuous prior ...
Even before the markets tumbled in March mainly due to the impact of Covid-19, pundits suggested 2020 would usher in an environment that would favor active managers. So, it’s natural in the midst of heightened volatility that investors’ eyes would turn ...