Why Investors Are Flocking to Tracker Funds

As global stock markets continue to climb, investors have poured billions into index tracking funds. We look at where the money is going 

James Gard 22 January, 2020 | 9:05AM

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Investors are increasingly choosing passive over active funds. And despite the boom in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), open-ended index funds remain a popular choice for investors looking to track a given market.

As global stock markets continue to soar, it is not surprising that many investors are opting to choose tracker funds rather than bet on an active manager. But which are the most popular options for passive investors? We crunch the numbers. 

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James Gard  is content editor for Morningstar.co.uk

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