The FSA Spy market buzz – 24 March 2023
Bitcoin rolling futures, new fund pricing models gather pace, greenbleaching, sustainable bonds (not), thematic investing at the top; consultant jokes, Munger’s wisdom and much more.
The ongoing charges figure for the retail share class of the BNY Mellon fund is 1.63%, cheaper than the 1.81% OCF of the JP Morgan product.
“The JP Morgan fund is quite expensive, in fact too high in my view and this is detracting from performance,” said McDermott.
Nevertheless, the median fee charged in the international equity fund category, comprising 135 actively-managed funds authorised for sale to Hong Kong and/or Singapore retail investors is 1.84%, so perhaps he is being a little harsh.
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