Simple Guide to Tracking Error


When it comes to an investment strategy, it is important to consider the tracking error (TE) as it allows investors to quickly get a sense of how much deviation from a stated benchmark they could expect. This guide offers a brief explanation of the TE concept and descibes how it can be used to establish benchmark-relative performance expectations, and concludes with some statistical detail and common misconceptions. We'll also discuss the differences between realized and predicted TE.

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