Low-Cost Options for Income

With yields on fixed income investments falling, fund fees matter more than ever. Could tracker funds be the answer? 

Jose Garcia Zarate 5 May, 2020 | 10:05AM

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Investors continue to grapple with the unfolding consequences of the Covid-19 crisis and, understandably, for many it probably feels too early to think about anything beyond the least risky assets.

Investing is not an exact science and we can never have perfect information, but even in this most unusual of circumstances we know a few things: for example, we know that all economies are bound to take a massive hit. We also know that governments and central banks around the world are rolling out supportive policies. Finally, we also know that this will lead to a significant increase in public debt levels and an even more protracted period of near-zero interest rates.

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Jose Garcia Zarate

Jose Garcia Zarate  is Associate Director of Passive Strategies Research for Morningstar Europe

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