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It's all in a day's work managing US$800b

High-tech and skilled managers put the Vanguard Group at the top of index fund firms

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While the top active fund managers are often treated like rock stars, index fund managers are basically anonymous.

New York

GERRY O'REILLY wasn't fazed by Brexit. On the Friday morning after the UK voted to leave the European Union, the manager of the world's biggest mutual fund was on the trading floor in Malvern, Pennsylvania, watching numbers flickering on the four screens in front of him. Stocks