The onus is on investors to shop around

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Savers do not have to use an expensive active manager

Stocks shrug off geopolitical tensions

S&P 500 touches record intraday high

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

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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

Source launches month-end effect ETF

Frankfurt-listed rollout taps into one of market’s ‘most consistent patterns’