Index funds investing in Swedish equities have outperformed their active counterparts over the past ten years

Only Länsförsäkringar’s actively managed Sweden fund clearly outperformed the performance of the company’s Swedish index fund over the past ten years, writes Dagens Industri.

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At five out of six fund companies in Sweden, the actively managed funds investing in domestic equities yielded poorer returns than their Swedish index counterparts over the past ten years, reports Dagens Industri.

The newspaper compared the returns of six fund companies which have both actively and passively managed Sweden funds with a track record of at least ten years. These were Swedbank, Handelsbanken, SEB, Nordea, Danske Bank and Länsförsäkringar.

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