In many ways, this stampede toward passive investing
- in which people put their money into funds that track indexes and broader market themes as opposed to relying on human stock pickers - is uncharted territory.
An investment management behemoth practically synonymous with passive investing
recently made headlines by announcing what the company calls its first actively managed ETFs.
Several factors are casting a pall over industry players: low returns, lower flows, pricing pressure, performance challenges, a big shift to passive investing
, increasing costs and margin compression.
Such low-cost, automated platforms based on passive investing
are very popular in North America and there's no reason why young professionals in the Middle East shouldn't have access to an accessible and proven way to build wealth.
Tencent's shares do not have voting power and it will not have a board seat, but the two companies broadly believe in cooperation that goes beyond passive investing
, according to Snap's filing on Wednesday.
In the ongoing debate of active versus passive investing
we are optimistic for both.
At the heart of passive investing
is index investing.
But analysts said the results highlight the tough market for active fund managers, as investors are shunning the hefty fees of star managers in favour of more passive investing
We are excited to build on ICEs index services, which complement our leading fixed income pricing solutions in serving the demand for indexation as passive investing
grows, said Lynn Martin, President & COO of ICE Data Services.
Digitisation, the rise of passive investing
, longevity, regulatory pressure, consumer awareness of costs, pension reforms - the list goes on," he argues.
selects a benchmark and then tracks the benchmark closely at minimal cost, and does not attempt to beat the market.
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