Active fund management, as its name suggests, involves painstaking and laborious analysis of an investment’s potential in an effort to maximize returns, all of which comes at a cost. In response to that cost, and to active fund managers’ failure to beat the markets, there has been an upsurge of interest in—and stream of cash into—passive investment options.
Value investing is one of the most common approaches to investment, a strategy that involves picking stocks based on their intrinsic values. Should a company’s value—as measured through a range of methods—be considered worth more than the
As the developed world struggles to escape economies best characterised by slow growth and high government debt and whilst