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    When low fees mean low returns

    Andrew Macken
    September 22, 2016

    For years now, there has been an almost-structural increase in the amount of capital allocated to passive equity index funds; and a corresponding decrease in the amount allocated to active equity funds. The rationale has been simple: passive funds are typically much lower cost and their returns have outperformed most active funds over recent years. What’s not to like? Continue…

    by Andrew Macken Posted in Global markets.
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    Will a ‘robo adviser’ be your next financial adviser?

    Scott Phillips
    September 22, 2016

    Artificial intelligence is disrupting industries as diverse as manufacturing, healthcare and journalism. So it is not surprising that financial advice which was typically delivered through a financial adviser is being disrupted. Continue…

    by Scott Phillips Posted in Market commentary.