The strong growth trend of index investment products
Index funds and similar investment products have had a strong growth in recent years.
Equity index funds were virtually non-existent in 1995 and 20 years later they had already over $4 billion of assets under management, corresponding to a market share of 34%.
This trend has continued to the most recent times:
In the U.S., fund flows have been evident in recent years, showing a clear increase in index funds and an outflow of active funds year after year:
Equity ndex funds in the US market exceeded actively equity managed funds in April 2019, which proves well the increasing adherence and success of these funds by investors.