Securian Incorporates Custom Investment Models and American Century Expands ETF Suite.
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"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.
Morningstar Grows Fund Ratings System with Quantitative Rating; First Trust Merges Two Funds; and Vanguard Changes Benchmarks for Funds.
Wilmington Trust to Support Franklin Templeton CITs; Ryan Labs Releases Strategy for Corporate and Public Pensions; and TriLine Issues Energy-Related ETF.
Putnam Announces New Pricing for TDFs; First Trust to Launch AI and Robotics ETF; and Vanguard Launches Factor-Based ETFs.
PNC Adopts RiskFirst's PFaroe; EPIC Incorporates StoryLine to Platform; Sterling Capital Adds R6 Share Class for Select Mutual Funds; and more.