ProShares Launches ETF for Growing Pet Care Firms; HB&T Reveals Upcoming Sequence of Collective Investment Funds; and Salt Financial Files Registration for ETF That Pays Investors.
BNY Mellon rebrands retail side; Hartford Funds introduces securitized income fund; DWS Group launches equity ETF with Finland insurance company; and more.
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.
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.
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.