36: The changing world of index funds


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Investors have embraced the world of index-tracking products on the back of comparatively low headline costs and the broad market exposures on offer. But the rise of alternatively constructed indexes, thematic ETFs and the client demand for more inclusion of responsible investment principles into their index funds has prompted a dramatic change in the investment landscape.

Simon joins us this week to shine a light on the often weird and wonderful world of ETFs and other index funds and where investors are looking to incorporate these portfolio building blocks.

Simon Hynes, Head of Retail Distribution, EMEA

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