SINGAPORE (Aug 13): There is a common perception among retail investors that the larger asset management companies tend to outperform their smaller counterparts in the market. The general opinion is that only fund houses that have the capital to market their products and a strong agency force to distribute their products would have a good track record when it comes to delivering returns to their customers.

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However, data provided by investment research and management firm Morningstar shows that this may not always be the case. Personal Wealth looks at the three and five-year performance (as at Dec 31, 2017) of Malaysian equity unit trust funds across three categories — those that invest in large-cap, mid-to-small-cap and income stocks.

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