TITLE

Widespread use of indexes not in the cards, managers say

AUTHOR(S)
Karchmer, Jennifer; Harris, Elizabeth E.
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;04/12/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30617, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the views of several United States fund managers on employing an indexing method when managing a municipal bond fund. Effect of the call features that are inherent to the municipal bond market on the strategy; Advantages and drawbacks of the index strategy; Long-term, value-oriented approach in the market; Indexing as a poor choice for high-yield funds.
ACCESSION #
1741993

 

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