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Passive Investing: The Evidence

A ground-breaking eight-part, 54 minute film featuring some of the world's top economists and academics including John Bogle, Charles Ellis and William Sharpe. Above all, it demonstrates why passive is the rational, mathematically proven route to investing success.


Today’s consumers are usually quite savvy about how much they pay for things, but far too many of us still have a blind spot when it comes to fund charges.

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6 reasons why UK fund charges are a rip off

August 26, 2014

Is it just us, or is the UK investment industry increasingly starting to resemble Premier League football?

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Picking the winning team

August 30, 2013

Thank goodness, it’s that time of year again. Time to feel the sea air on our faces and the sand between our toes. Time to relax, unwind and forget the stresses and strains of everyday life.

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Time for the City to take time out

July 16, 2013

The revelation last week that investment banks are charging fund managers up to £10 000 an hour to meet the chief executives of their corporate clients made little more than a footnote in the financial press.

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Cash for corporate access

March 11, 2013

Hardly a week goes by without more reports detailing quite how hopeless UK fund managers are at managing our investments. Last weekend’s money sections featured so many such stories that surely readers must be starting to question the wisdom of paying so-called ‘experts’ exorbitant charges to buy and sell shares on their behalf.

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Dog days for fund managers

January 29, 2013

2012 has been a dire year for mutual fund managers. Industry figures suggest that as many as 75 to 80% of actively managed funds have delivered lower returns - after fees - than passively managed index funds.

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You're lucky to be so skillful

December 17, 2012

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The latest academic and market evidence about the costs and performance of active and passive investing