Investors plough record amount into tracker funds in 2019

Total retail inflows double the 2018 figure

David Brenchley
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Tracker funds were popular in 2019 as stockmarkets climbed
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Tracker funds were popular in 2019 as stockmarkets climbed

Flows into tracker funds hit a record £18bn in 2019, double their total in the previous 12 months, as retail investors continued to fall out of love with active management.

Investment Association (IA) figures show the popularity of index funds surged in April, with inflows during that month reaching £1.7bn, more than twice that of March's total. In both May and Novemb...

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