Essays about: "Index hugging"

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  1. 1. A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing, A study about potential closet indexing in the Swedish equity mutual fund industry.

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    Author : Philip Dufwa; Johan Johansson; [2020-08-20]
    Keywords : Active Share; Tracking error; Fund activity; Fees; Mutual funds; Closet indexing; Index hugging;

    Abstract : We measure the activity of Swedish domiciled equity mutual funds with Sweden as geographical investment universe, by calculating their active share with respect to major market indices like OMX30 GI and OMX Small Cap TR and retrieving tracking error and r-squared from Bloomberg. Afterwards we calculate the cost to investors by comparing the cost of investing in comparable explicit index funds and the cost of the closet indexers. READ MORE