#ALFIEAM19 in quotes

“Passive investing may be cheap, but it can come at a cost.”

Supriya Menon (Senior Multi-Asset Strategist, Pictet AM) put forward a number of excellent arguments as she argued the case for active portfolio management. Referee David Ricketts (AM Correspondent, Financial News) acted as referee as Andreas Zingg (Head of ETF Distribution Europe, Vanguard) advocated passive investing. The combatants ended up conceding the opposed strategy certain benefits and David found the battle to have achieved a “fantastic balance” of arguments.