Regulator Keen to Squeeze Adviser Fees

Fund management fees are falling, could the cost of getting advice be next in line? 

Danielle Levy 15 June, 2017 | 11:06AM
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As fund management groups face growing pressure on fees, commentators warn that adviser charges could be next in line.

Back in November, the Financial Conduct Authority revealed the results of its study which showed that over the long term many actively managed funds fail to beat the stock market after charges. As a result, the regulator called on asset managers to provide better value for money and greater competition on fees. 

The study featured in the FCA’s interim report, published last November, which forms part of an ongoing review of the asset management sector. The watchdog concluded that fund management groups need to provide investors with better disclosure on total charges and greater value for money.

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Danielle Levy  is a freelance journalist specialising in investment writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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