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.
President and founder resigned to being classed as ‘smart beta’ but calls passive investment “dumb”.
Could a new initiative from the IA fix what is afflicting actively managed funds in the UK?
Research firm predicts total assets in ETFs will overtake hedge funds in the second quarter.
Experts predict new generation of ETFs will transform face of passive investing.
Research group outlines passive fund ratings for advisers which launches this week.
Research indicates that when taking a contrarian position, patience is an underrated virtue.
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Passives are a simple way to get exposure to markets without trying to understand a fund managers process.
Vast majority who are zealously passive do not have any inkling that they are making active investment decisions every day.
Passives giant says John James, managing director of Vanguard Australia, will lead the UK and European business.
Bargain-hungry investors have been piling into oil exchange-traded funds (ETFs) but David Coombs warns they may not know exactly what they’re buying.
Strategic beta ETFs are all the rage, but do they pose a threat to active fund managers?
LGIM started offering institutional smart beta in 2006 and has been expanding its range of offerings since then.
Another asset manager slashes charges on index funds as pricing war rages on.