The average cost of owning actively managed mutual funds sold by advisors has declined over the past couple of years, as the industry responds to competitive pressures, according to a new report published Wednesday from the Investment Funds Institute of.
Broadly, they focused on three areas: companies' use of retail share classes of mutual funds , when identical, less-expensive institutional share classes were available; uncapped, asset-based revenue-sharing fees paid for record-keeping services; and.
The average total cost of ownership of mutual funds for clients using advice-based distribution channels in Canada at the end of 2016 was 1.96% when taxes are excluded. This is on par with the average cost of ownership of 1.95% for clients investing in.
Introduced 30 years ago, ETFs now manage roughly $4 trillion in assets globally — still less than the amount invested in open-end mutual funds (actively managed and indexed) — but most market observers expect assets in ETFs to surpass mutual funds  .
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The never-ending fight for lower fees and the fear of fee-related lawsuits have pushed passive investments ahead of active management among large defined contribution plans in 2015 - the first time since Pensions & Investments began tracking data from.
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The growth of mutual fund assets in both Canada and the U.S. has been driven by the advice industry since the 1990s — this was one finding in a 2012 Strategic Insight report commissioned by IFIC and then updated in 2015. ... 2017 report confirms most.
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The end-of-summer blahs and elevated geopolitical uncertainty took their toll on the stock market and stock mutual funds in August, which notched their first losses of the year. XAutoplay: On | OffAfter having fallen nearly 2% around mid-August, the.