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Smart beta ‘active while being passive’

In this video, Gregg Guerin, senior product specialist at First Trust Global Portfolios, discusses the debate between active and passive funds. Smart beta, he argues, offers a third option: a passive strategy with active elements. He was speaking on the sidelines of Expert Investor’s Pan-European Congress in Barcelona last month.

The gap between active and passive investing is blurring, according to a recent study of 300 firms by BBH.

David Robinson

David Robinson is the editor of Expert Investor. He has 18 years’ experience as a business journalist and editor. In the past he has written for the Guardian newspaper and The Telegraph, and worked as...

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