We analyse what's behind the see-sawing sentiment.
Can fund managers run different portfolios successfully at the same time, or does it dilute performance?
The veteran stock-picker says providers changing from single purpose to multi-purpose operations could see needs going unmet.
Academics in the Netherlands break it down: savings made on transaction costs outweigh returns on offer from more frequent portfolio rebalancing.
The investment veteran looks at how the weight of certainty can be a drag on your performance.
We look at how active and passive funds can invest in or avoid questionable regimes.
Factors may be chasing higher returns but in the match against sectors, there are no overall winners
Since the takeover of passives, the active industry appears to be in a performance decline, but Frank Talbot says it's time to embrace change and move away from benchmarking against an index.
Benchmarkers tipped to become latest victims in passive price war but conflicts of interest remain.
Passive investors have already shaken the world of asset management, and big oil may be the next industry to feel their power.