Despite clients' tendency to focus on equity performance, half of advisers surveyed by Incapital expect their clients will be increasing allocations to fixed income or cash over the next 12 months.
Tag: exchange traded funds
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.
Northern Trust Launches Outsourced Trading Capability; State Street and Charles River Development Acquisition Improves Investment Platform; Mercer and Morningstar Launch Digital Analytics Platform; and more.
A Charles Schwab SDBA report says the group allocated to ETFs and saved cash at a higher rate than other generations.
Diminished liquidity in global bond markets is fueling demand for fixed income exchange-traded funds.
Securian Incorporates Custom Investment Models and American Century Expands ETF Suite.
"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.
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.
Northern Trust Creates Private Equity and Hedge Fund Service Group; Impax Introduces ESG-Focused Fund; OneAmerica to Offer Russell Investments Managed Accounts; and more.
Ticker Tocker and Tradier Integrate to Offer Unlimited Commission-Free Equity Trades; DWS Creates Additional Xtrackers ETFs; Hueler Analytics Creates Due Diligence Feature Aimed at Fiduciaries; and more.
The firm will offer commission-free online transactions for specific funds.
It would also be good for them to include emerging markets equities, target-date funds, alternatives, international bonds and specialty bonds.
Transamerica Launches Stable Value Account for Retirement Plans; TD Ameritrade to Provide CLS Fund Models on Market Center Platform; Fidelity Offers Third ESG Investing Option; and more.
Franklin Templeton Creates Additional Active Funds; Hartford Funds Presents ETF Focused on Fixed Income; First Trust Introduces Actively Managed ETF; and more.
Franklin Templeton Expands ETF Lineup with Three Additional Funds; Hartford Funds Launches Short-Duration ETF; First Trust Launches Actively Managed ETF; and more.