ethical funds

Think green investing is a bit of a gimmick? Here’s how that’s being changed

People who invest in socially responsible funds can easily find out how their portfolios have performed financially, but historically it has been very hard for investors to get clear information on the social and environmental benefits of their funds’ holdings. That is changing with the growth of ‘impact investing’, which aims to generate measurable societal benefits as well as financial returns.

Tracker funds soar in popularity

Tracker funds have enjoyed the highest net sales on record during the first three months of this year, according to the Investment Management Association.

Net retail sales reached £824 million from January to March.