Questions raised over value of funds with fixed fees – Ignites Europe

Questions have been raised over whether investors in funds that levy fixed fees are receiving value for money after research found that the products are more expensive than funds with variable charges.

Fitz Partners, a specialist fee research firm, has found that actively managed equity funds with a variable fee model have average ongoing charges of 0.92 per cent, compared with 0.96 per cent for funds with a fixed fee model.

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