Department of Economics and Business Economics

Danish mutual fund performance

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This article provides the first independent performance analysis of Danish mutual funds. We analyse selectivity and market timing abilities for 71 mutual funds that have been in operation from 2001 to 2010. The results show great fund performance diversity. Half the funds have performed neutrally, whereas 42% of the funds have shown significantly negative performance and only 7% of the funds have over-performed their benchmark. Furthermore, 14% of the funds analysed possess market timing abilities, but for 8 out of 10 funds, their market timing ability has been unsuccessful.
Original languageEnglish
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Volume20
Pages (from-to)818-820
Number of pages3
ISSN1350-4851
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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