Chris Dillow 

A stockpicker's market

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
A stockpicker's market

“It’s a stockpickers market” is a cliché. And it’s sometimes true and sometimes not. For example, in 2013 and 2015, two-thirds of funds in Trustnet’s all companies database outperformed L&G’s UK index fund (to take one All-Share tracker at random). In 2014 and 2016, however, less than one-third did so; and last year over 40 per cent did so. 2013 and 2015 were stockpickers' markets, then, but 2014, 2016 and 2017 were not. 

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