The onus is on investors to shop around

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Savers do not have to use an expensive active manager

S&P 500 at record high as earnings please

Geopolitical worries take back seat

Canada’s BMO headed for Hong Kong ETF market

Raft of rollouts in the pipeline, with emphasis on targeted exposures

Hot ETF sellers give distribution its due

Fast-growing firms credit heavy investments in sales forces

Investing against the grain

The long-term picture is weak but there may be gains to be made

Appetite for junk bonds on the wane

Investors pulled $2.7bn from HY bond funds last week

BlackRock: bouldering on

Second-quarter inflows take asset manager to $4.6tn

‘Scotsie 100’ undone by dire bank showing

Scottish stocks underperformed rest of UK over past 60 years

Low-cost evangelism sees Vanguard thrive

Management fees at all US mutual funds are lower as a result

Low volatility is bad for ‘low-vol’ funds

Once central banks start to tighten rates, such assets may make sense