ESG and Fixed Income—a Natural Fit

Both quantitative and qualitative research suggests bonds issued by companies with favorable environment, social and governance (ESG) ratings can offer downside mitigation during periods of market turbulence.
Art by Jackson Epstein

Investment Product and Service Launches

American Beacon and asset management firm launch bond fund; Hartford Funds and Wellington Management release ETF; and Vanguard announces lower expense ratios on select ETFs.

Vanguard DC Plan Clients Can Add Equity Comp Services

Plan sponsors who elect to add equity compensation services will have real-time financial analysis, modeling tools and support of multiple languages and currencies integrated within Vanguard’s existing participant web portal.