ETFs

Buying a passive fund does not mean taking a passive approach

Passive investors cant take a back seat with their analysis, says Peter Sleep.

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Why investors should not fixate on falling passive fund fees

Passive funds have relentlessly pared back their fees, but a tracker choice should be about more than low charges alone.

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What you need to look at before investing in a tracker fund or ETF

Picking an index to track is just the first of several analytical decisions ETF investors must make when choosing a fund.

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The passive funds and ETFs that pay investors to invest  

Across the pond, some index tracker firms have moved to zero or negative fees. We explain how this works and why this type of fee structure is unlikely to arrive in the UK anytime s

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A new breed of ETFs exclude ‘sin’ stocks without seeking saints

A new breed of ESG ETFs just uses negative screens to exclude ‘bad’ companies, rather than targeting those with positive ESG characterisitcs.

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Hoping for a Brexit bounce? Two cheap ways to track the FTSE All-Share index

Investors who want to keep some exposure to the UK, but also seek an element of regional diversity, could consider a FTSE All-Share ETF or tracker.

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Ethical ETFs: there's never been a better time to put your money where your morals are

Falling fees make ethical exchange traded funds robust investment propositions. Kenneth Lamont writes.

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Your Fund Choices 2019: how to order

Your Fund Choices 2019 provides comprehensive analysis on 267 Rated Funds, investment trusts and ETFs selected by the Money Observer team of experts.

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ETFs can help protect returns from the dent made by active fund fees

Fund fees have fallen overall, but passive investments still offer the best defence against erosion of returns, writes Jose Garcia-Zarate.

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