BNY Mellon rebrands retail side; Hartford Funds introduces securitized income fund; DWS Group launches equity ETF with Finland insurance company; and more.
HB&T creates a collective investment fund with Jensen Investment Management, while Principal and NDW launch a new ETF model portfolio.
FTSE Russell creates index series for asset allocation strategies; Legg Mason reveals short-duration ETF; and Schwab announces additions to ETF OneSource.
Fi360 acquires stable value research from Blue Prairie Group; Fidelity Investments releases model portfolios using ETFs; and Legg Mason to close three ETFs in March.
Securian Asset Management introduces name changes to mutual funds; First Trust adds fixed-income ETF; and Citi creates bond funding environmental and climate finance.
ProShares unveils ETF suite; TRPC adds Stadion StoryLine to retirement solutions platform, T. Rowe Price creates Dynamic Credit Fund.
Archer and Wilshire Analytics Partner to Add Analysis; E*Trade Platform Expands Available ETFs; Vanguard Increases Active Fixed Income Offerings; and more.
The Standard Grows Stable Value Fund Options, and First Trust Creates Dow Jones International Internet ETF.
SSGA Creates Fixed Income Data and Investment Publication, and Northern Trust Selects Diversity-Focused Firms to Offer Investment Insight.
Fiduciary Tool Added to Broadridge Analytic Solution; SS&C Technologies Adds ERS Managed Account Solution to Recordkeeping Platform; BlackRock Launches Multiple ESG Funds and Tools; and more.
PGIM Rolls Out First of Set of ETF Expansion; Invesco Acquires MassMutual Asset Management Affiliate; and Horace Mann and SWBC to Offer Investment Solutions for Educators.
PIMCO Acquisition Expands Municipal Bond Business; TIAA Adds Guaranteed Income to Custom Default Solutions; Franklin Templeton Adds Regional ETFs to Lineup; and more.
Diminished liquidity in global bond markets is fueling demand for fixed income exchange-traded funds.
First Trust Introduces Dorsey Wright Momentum Plus ETFs; T. Rowe Price Closes 23-Year-Old Fund; Fidelity Merges Active and Passive Funds in New TDF Suite; and more.
"As passive investing continues to grow, rather than simply accept an imperfect benchmark portfolio, municipal bond investors with a preference for passive solutions should think about adopting a smart beta approach,” suggests Catherine Stienstra, head of municipal investments at Columbia Threadneedle.
The agency has issued a proposal that would make it easier for ETFs to come to market.
Fiserv Expands United Wealth Platform, and Vanguard Offers Commission-Free ETFs.
Trading practices on both the sell side and buy side are leading to suboptimal executions, limiting ETF growth, according to a Greenwich Associates report.
Vanguard makes changes to active equity funds; Global X Funds presents TargetIncome ETFs; Northern Trust launches multi-dimensional fund; and more.
Northern Trust Creates Private Equity and Hedge Fund Service Group; Impax Introduces ESG-Focused Fund; OneAmerica to Offer Russell Investments Managed Accounts; and more.