Opinion

Passive or active investment funds?

Brian Gaynor
Sat, 16 Apr 2022

Passive or active investment funds?
Passive funds are gaining in popularity, both across the globe and in NZ. (Image: Getty)
Brian Gaynor
Sat, 16 Apr 2022
Passive investing has been the fastest-growing investment vehicle in recent years, particularly during the pandemic.The following figures – published by Boston Consulting Group (BCG ) in its Global Asset Management 2021 report – show this development. Global Investment Assets 2025E202020192003Total - US$ trillions1361039332Share    Active43%49%50%75%Passive25%21%20%9%Cash/bonds15%14%15%7%Alternatives16%15%15%9% 100%100%100%100%                    &n...

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