Strategist had spent five years at Coutts.
UK index tracker available for 0.06 per cent on FundsNetwork platform.
Oft-used metric for passive investing is merely a ‘sanity check’, argues Square Mile.
Investors suffered major losses as US-listed ETFs saw falls in excess of the indices they tracked.
Strategy sees short term kick-out feature offer double-digit potential annual returns with a maximum 10-year term.
New funds are physically replicating, meaning they hold the underlying constituents within the index.
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