Active equity managers outperform benchmarks during unprecedented H1 volatility

Active fixed income falls behind

James Baxter-Derrington
Some 70% of small-cap managers outperformed their relative benchmarks

Some 70% of small-cap managers outperformed their relative benchmarks

Active equity fund managers have, on average, outperformed their benchmarks over the course of H1 2020, with 53% beating the index, according to Lyxor ETF's Active-Passive Navigator.

Small-cap managers took the top spot with 70% outperforming their relative benchmarks, which the report attributed to managers in most regions taking advantage of "clear sector rotations" during the market...

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