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Investors turn to passive funds in favor of active houses

In the first half of 2020, investors around the world turned to passive funds while pulling out of actively managed funds. Investors are also increasingly turning to passive fixed income fonds, Morningstar tells FT.com.

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Passive funds have attracted billions while some well-known investment houses have suffered net redemptions, writes FT.com.

Passive fund managers like Blackrock saw a net inflow of USD 74bn across its mutual funds, with its exchanged-traded iShares accounting for most of its sales in the first six months of 2020.

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