The growing popularity of trackers has triggered a fierce debate amongst investors. An analysis by Michael Burry has rekindled this debate in recent weeks. Since he has recently issued warnings about the growing popularity of trackers, reviving the term bubble, a brief analysis by our Geert Van Herck is definitely due.
In recent years, investors have had to swallow a few bitter pills in terms of taxes. The stock market tax on share transactions rose to 0.35%. The withholding tax jumped to 30% for dividends, whereas it was only 15% to 25% a few years ago. However, there is also some good news: did you know that you can receive partial compensation of up to EUR 192 for this from 2019 onwards?