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SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT Investing in low-cost funds MoneyObserverhelps you identify the fundmanagers that truly earn their fees, but the fact is very few can claim to beat the performance of an index benchmark such as the UK’s FTSE 100.
The rise in popularity of exchange traded funds (ETFs) and their commodity-focused cousins has spawned new investment thinking in terms of portfolio planning and forced high-charging actively managed funds that underperform to buck up their ideas.
Our guide to low-cost passive and actively managed funds includes special sections on: understanding howETFs work, the range of assets they cover and how to use them in your portfolio; capturing the ups and downs of exchange traded commodities; and the rise of a newbreed of low-cost tracker funds.
ALSO INSIDE Annual investment trust tips Our 2009 investment trust tips achieved gains of 60 per cent and an
average rise of more than 25 per cent – and our 2010 tips are doing even better inmany instances.
Our annual tips are designed for both cautious and bullish investors: can you afford tomiss out?
The true cost of investing In 2010MoneyObserverran a campaign that exposed what you really pay for other people tomanage your money. Weassess whether anything has changed for the better.
4 August 2011 | www.moneyobserver.com