With the incoming Retail Distribution Review bringing renewed focus onto investment management charges, attention has once again turned to the debate between active and passive strategies and which is best for different clients.
Indexing creates exploitable opportunities, but profiting from them is not easy
Julian Ide argues RDR pricing has narrowed the gap between active and passive costs.
FCA looks to strengthen rules surrounding dealing commission, which the regulator says asset managers have been exploiting.
Regulator reveals banks have been slow to cough up cash to investors who were mis-sold interest rate hedging products.
Addition of equity, bond and commodity trackers to leading platforms follows September price cut.
Ratings agency statistics reveals shocking state of the European asset management industry in the last three years.
Analysis & Opinion
Advertorial: The misconception that all index funds are, by and large, the same is misleading.
Post-RDR, with the advent of ‘clean’ pricing, has the debate on active versus passive costs changed?
Advertorial: Ben Thompson gives an overview of how ETFs work and Lyxor’s range of funds.
Index tracking products gaining market share from active funds as £352m of retail money enters the sector.
Debate most commonly falls into the spotlight after particularly strong or particularly weak periods of market performance.
Passive specialist targets long-term investors with exchange-traded fund versions of traditional trackers.
Wealth manager is seeking alternatives to traditional passive funds for its low-cost multi-asset portfolios.
As more institutions opt for passive funds, will advisers start to ditch active vehicles?