facebookShould I just invest in index funds? I heard that most investors can't even beat the market by buying stocks? - Seedly

Advertisement

Anonymous

28 Aug 2020

βˆ™

General Investing

Should I just invest in index funds? I heard that most investors can't even beat the market by buying stocks?

There has been many who tried beating the market however few have been able to. In this case should I just invest in index funds so that I can at least walk away with something?

Discussion (2)

What are your thoughts?

Hariz Arthur Maloy

Hariz Arthur Maloy

29 Apr 2019

Level 15Β·Independent Financial Advisor at Promiseland Independent

Most active fund managers don't tend to outperform the index net of fees. But all index funds don't outperform the index either.

There is another case when comparing to markets out of US. The markets tend to be less efficient and active managers usually can perform better making active choices.

Index funds are great, but there can always be space for active fund management to be in your portfolio. Especially in harder to access geographies, specialist sector funds, other asset classes such as bonds and commodities.

Write your thoughts

Advertisement