Pensions major clashes with consumer champions on passive funds

Despite calls for pension providers to offer and market passive investment funds, Denmark's largest pension company sees no reason why its customers should use trackers. If they do, they will only be taking on bigger risks, says PFA's CIO in an interview with AMWatch's sister site FinansWatch.

Christian Lindstrøm Lage

Passive investment funds are available on PFA's product shelves, but they are rather difficult to find.

There is a reason why Denmark's largest commercial pension company advises its customers against putting their retirement money into low-cost passive funds -- even though the vehicles have succeeded in following the market trend and beating most portfolio managers.

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