What if index-tracking becomes the dominant form of investment?
In our new publication “The Indexation Wave”, Renaud de Planta and Supriya Menon examine the unintended long-term effects of investors’ broad shift into index trackers, and explore the impact of the “tsunami of passive investing” on market liquidity, correlations, price discovery and corporate governance.
This research considers also the prospect of entire industries falling under the control of just a few passive investment firms.
Related articles by Renaud de Planta on the topic
The growing dangers of indexing – Finanz und Wirtschaft, June 2017
The hidden dangers of passive investing – Financial Times, May 2017