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Do index funds have a place in sustainable finance? 6 Replies

Index funds reduce investor costs and spread risk across an entire index of stocks, but they also reduce the number of people doing any kind of homework on the investee companies, and so reduce the incentive for companies to align their behaviour…Continue

Tags: funds, index, financialization

Started by Andrew Newton in Finance Lab: Monthly Discussions. Last reply by David Winder Aug 11, 2014.


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