Daily ETF Watch: Vanguard Fees Fall

Seven Vanguard ETFs saw their fund fees automatically reduced.

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Edited by: Heather Bell

As February came to a close, Vanguard reported that 42 mutual fund shares experienced expense ratio reductions. It was the fund provider’s third wave of expense ratio decreases in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015, according to the press release. Among those 42 different shares are seven ETFs.

The fee reductions for the ETFs, which include six international funds and one domestic fund, are as follows:

As assets under management increase in individual Vanguard funds, including ETFs, Vanguard essentially lowers its respective expense ratios automatically as economies of scale translate into lower management costs.


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Heather Bell is a managing editor with etf.com. Prior to joining the company, she held editorial positions at Dow Jones Indexes and Lehman Brothers. Bell is a graduate of Dartmouth college and a one-time Jeopardy! champion. She resides in the Denver area with her two dogs, and enjoys hiking in the mountains and frequenting the city’s excellent bookstores.