Dimensional Fund Advisors is reducing fees on 77 U.S. mutual funds, effective Feb. 28, my Barron’s colleague Evie Liu writes. The Austin, Texas-based fund company, which manages about $579 billion in assets and sells its funds only through advisors, said Monday there will be an average management fee cut of 8% on an asset-weighted basis. The reductions range from one to eight hundredths of a percentage point and will affect some of DFA’s...
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