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Henderson halves price on “outlier” passive fund

Henderson UK Tracker fund cost halved in price to bring it in line with other funds.

Investments| Oct 30, 2014

LGIM slashes charges on index fund range

Another asset manager slashes charges on index funds as pricing war rages on.

Investments| Oct 27, 2014

‘Smart beta’ offerings too confusing

‘Smart beta’ funds will attract more business if market terminology is standardised, says Lipper’s Glow.

Oct 24, 2014

Trackers outpacing ETFs in adviser passive push

Exchange-traded fund use on the up, but many IFAs unconvinced by benefits over traditional passives.

Oct 16, 2014

Vanguard to merge FTSE tracker funds

Vanguard to combine FTSE UK Equity fund with the FTSE UK All Share Index Trust in an effort to lower costs.

From Pensions| Oct 16, 2014

Napf launches ‘made simple’ investment guides

New guides cover exchange traded funds, smart beta and private equity.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: | Oct 16, 2014

Is passive becoming the ‘new normal’?

The RDR provided a big tailwind to passive products as investors became disillusioned with high fees and poor returns.

From Special Report: | Oct 16, 2014

Booming trade shows ETPs ‘not just for short term’

Choice of benchmark gives investors wide range of options.

From Special Report: | Oct 16, 2014

Investors wooed by Japan and emerging markets story

Japanese, EM and Asian ETPs see fifth consecutive month of inflows totalling more than $8bn.

Recent Articles
  1. Oct 23, 2014

    It’s your call – iShares launches Factor ETF series

    iShares has expanded its smart Beta platform with the launch of its Factor Exchange Traded Fund series.

  2. From Special Report: | Oct 16, 2014

    Passive investing: Adviser case studies

    Ellie Duncan asks a selection of financial advisers whether a passive investing strategy works for three different scenarios.

  3. From Special Report: | Oct 16, 2014

    ETPs offer new route into fixed income

    Fixed income investment is gaining traction thanks to ETPs, and offers the prospect of stable long-term returns.

  4. Passive Investing - October 2014
    From Our Publications| Oct 15, 2014

    Passive Investing - October 2014

    Paying extra for active fund management does not always guarantee a good return.

  5. Seismic shifts in investing
    From Special Report: Passive Investing - October 2014| Oct 15, 2014

    Seismic shifts in investing

    The widespread use of passive funds in the UK had a precursor in the US, where the move towards paid-for advice took place around a decade ago

  6. A passive-aggressive approach
    From Special Report: Passive Investing - October 2014| Oct 15, 2014

    A passive-aggressive approach

    Even as markets continue to rise, the case for reducing costs remains compelling

  7. Legg Mason and F&C eyeing push into passive market
    Oct 13, 2014

    Legg Mason and F&C eyeing push into passive market

    Active stalwarts aiming to embrace the tracker trend, as passive strategies attract more UK assets.

  8. Fund selectors pile into passive following Budget
    Structured Products| Oct 10, 2014

    Fund selectors pile into passive following Budget

    Low volatility fund receiving interest from managers looking for retirement income options.

  9. Passive fixed income under fire
    Fixed Income| Oct 06, 2014

    Passive fixed income under fire

    Brandywine’s Hoffman says he finds passive fixed income investing ‘unattractive’.

  10. JPMAM chiefs call on active managers to show value
    Alternative Investments| Oct 02, 2014

    JPMAM chiefs call on active managers to show value

    Greco and Quinsee say investors must be convinced to fight off passive industry.

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