Financial services claims misleading

Monday 8 November 2004

Gareth Morgan has made a range of unsupported claims against the financial services industry that are misleading, irresponsible and provide little advice or commentary that might improve investors' knowledge.

By The Landlord

Morgan attacks a range of investment and savings options that are broadly described as collective investment vehicles.

Collective vehicles enable investors to pool their savings, which are invested in a range of sectors by a professional fund manager who makes informed decisions with the expertise and research that an individual generally does not have.

Collective investment vehicles give individual investors the benefit of diversification, which reduces the investment risk that a small investor would otherwise find difficult to avoid.


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