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Active too prevalent in the retail market Sandler warns

Consumers are over reliant on actively managed funds says Ron Sandler and should look to cheaper tracker funds to deliver better returns.

His report concludes there is no correlation between the higher charges from active funds and better performance.

Compared with institutional trends, review head Sandler says the prevalence of active management of retail funds is surprising.

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