Transaction costs tally up to 37% of pension investment costs

James Phillips
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Sharman: Good governance and value for money assessments can only be achieved by having a clear picture of all your pension scheme costs
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Sharman: Good governance and value for money assessments can only be achieved by having a clear picture of all your pension scheme costs

Over a third of investment costs faced by pension savers come from transactions, according to the latest annual research from Caceis.

The figure is up 12 percentage points since the firm's 2018 study, although this was partly due to a "new methodology of implicit costs", the governance analyst said. The updated calculation takes into...

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