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.
Tag: exchange traded funds
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.
Vanguard Creates World Bond ETF, and Barrow Hanley Introduces Bank Loan Investment Strategy.
"Our data shows that the cheapest 20% of funds raked in nearly $1 trillion last year while the rest of the industry saw net outflows of approximately $250 billion. The message investors are sending is crystal clear—cost counts," says Patricia Oey, senior manager research analyst for Morningstar.
JULY Adds Stadion ETF to Platform; Nationwide Increases Fund Offerings with New ETF; and Fairpointe Capital Releases ESG-centralized Approach.
oekom Research Joins ISS, Renames Brand; T. Rowe Price Releases Multi-Strategy Fund; BNY Mellon Launches Core Plus Fund; and more.