Passive investing

ETF investors: don’t get caught out by the wrong domicile

Gains from exchange traded fund investments may be treated differently for tax purposes, depending on where the funds are domiciled.

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Active funds have underperformed passive in all but two sectors

Passive funds have generally beaten active funds over the past decade, even in 'less researched' emerging markets. 

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Small cap ETFs offer long-term gains

Passive small company funds have outstanding potential to deliver high returns over longer timeframes and help balance investors’ portfolios.

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How to gain ETF exposure to robotics

Kenneth Lamont examines strategies for gaining exposure to the robotics investment theme that is currently captivating many investors. 

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Eight questions to ask when picking a sustainability ETF

Here we consider key questions that potential investors need to ponder before they choose an ESG ETF.

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Five ETFs to tap into tech

How to gain cheap access to technology stocks, from large to small cap, with different regional and thematic  focuses.

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How to mix and match ETFs with a ‘style’ bias

Monika Dutt explains how new ETFs weighted to combinations of factors such as value and size are delivering strong results.

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The five most popular tracker funds of 2018

We reveal what the most popular low-cost passive investments of the year have been so far among Interactive Investor clients.

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Passives lack means to make corporate managers accountable

One important aspect of this debate that does not come up so often is shareholder engagement.

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