Competition is forcing fund companies to deliver "outperformance to their clients in new and innovative ways," says ACSI Funds CEO Phil Bak.
Markets are starting to shift their attention away from growth-supportive tax policies.
The Financial Stability Board recommended that regulators bolster oversight of exchange-traded, mutual and other funds.
The threshold would mark an end to a three-decade bond bull market, according to billionaire bond manager Bill Gross.
Large mutual, pension and hedge funds are chasing better returns in rallying U.S. stock markets thanks to President-elect Donald Trump's pro-growth policies.