The beginning of the year was particularly tough for Indian equity large-cap managers, with 87.5% funds in the category underperforming in H1 2022 following S&P Indices Versus Active Funds (SPIVA) India Year-End 2021 Scorecard for the same period, it said in a release.
“Although the Indian mid-cap benchmark had its worst H1 since 2013, active managers in the category had a great start to the year, with an underperformance rate of just 35.3%, possibly benefiting by exposure to a few larger names in their portfolios,” Benedek Voros, Director, Index Investment Strategy, S&P Dow Jones Indices said.
As per the SPIVA India Scorecard, on an absolute return basis, the S&P BSE 100 index outperformed 89% Indian equity large-cap funds in the last 5 years and 90.91% such funds in the last one year.
Whereas, on a risk-adjusted return basis, the S&P BSE 100 Index outperformed 81.25% and 90.91% Indian equity large-cap funds in the last 5 years and 1 year, respectively.
The SPIVA India Scorecard reports on the performance of actively managed Indian mutual funds compared to their respective benchmark indices over 1, 3, 5 and 10-year investment horizons.
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