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.
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.
Index tracking products gaining market share from active funds as £352m of retail money enters the sector.
Passive specialist targets long-term investors with exchange-traded fund versions of traditional trackers.
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Debate most commonly falls into the spotlight after particularly strong or particularly weak periods of market performance.
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Increasingly, the argument is less ‘active versus passive’ than ‘where can passive funds be slotted into portfolios?’ – either to lower costs, take...