TITLE

Beta Trackers A Threat to Closet Indexers

AUTHOR(S)
Hahn, Avital Louria
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;12/11/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 47, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the new Goldman index called Absolute Return Tracker (ART) in the U.S. The index will be adjusted monthly based on historic data provided by a third party, which gathers information on hedge funds. ART will charge about one percent for giving investors exposure to hedge fund-like investments and could benefit lower-performing hedge funds. It therefore has the potential to draw funds away from those managers whose performance is not much better than the index.
ACCESSION #
23464401

 

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