A better way to gauge active managers' performance

Comparing active funds to a composite of passive funds, rather than an index, better reflects investors' reality, says Morningstar's Ben Johnson.

Ben Johnson, CFA 3 October, 2017 | 5:00PM Christian Charest
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Christian Charest: For Morningstar, I'm Christian Charest. Morningstar has been saying for a while now that high fees are a detractor to fund performance, and that picking funds with lower fees helps your chances of outperformance. And now Morningstar has just added fuel to that fire, and I am here with Morningstar's Director of Global ETFs, Ben Johnson to talk about it.

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Ben Johnson, CFA

Ben Johnson, CFA  Ben Johnson, CFA, is director of global ETF research for Morningstar and editor of Morningstar ETFInvestor, a monthly newsletter.

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