MSCI to launch investment solutions with Microsoft, and Xtrackers by DWS launches ESG ETFs.
Northern Trust updates investor portal for alt asset managers, SSGA introduces corporate bond ESG ETF, and Mercer launches climate transition analytics solution.
Northern Trust offers ESG analytics solution; Innovator announces May series of Defined Outcome ETFs; Capital Group launches fund invested in sectors of the credit spectrum; and more.
HighTower advisers have access to Riskalyze solutions; John Hancock announces second round of reduced fees; and Voya Financial releases new TDF solution.
Allianz Global adds PFaroe for DB plan investment reporting, and Morningstar acquisition expands fixed-income analysis.
Strategic beta products offer advisers the opportunity to fine-tune investment exposures, but the strategies demand “increasing intellectual capital to select amid an abundance of options.”
The firm says its “academically informed” automated investment solution seeks to provide reliable cash flow distributions while extending the portfolio life of clients in retirement.
SI’s data sets will complement ISS Analytics’ data intelligence.
A new report from Charles Schwab explores retirement plan participant investment activity within self-directed brokerage accounts; findings show self-directed accounts associated with advisers are better diversified.
After being one of the first national firms to address the DOL’s now-defunct fiduciary rule, the firm says it is turning a new page in client service and adviser support by launching its digital WealthDesk platform.
Archer and Wilshire Analytics Partner to Add Analysis; E*Trade Platform Expands Available ETFs; Vanguard Increases Active Fixed Income Offerings; and more.
The StoryLine process seeks insight into an employer's overall plan makeup, with the intent of tailoring default options for each plan sponsor.
While it took on average 121 years for countries to adopt steam and motor ships after they were first invented, it took only 16 years for personal computers to become a norm, and just seven years for the Internet.
A new white paper argues that investors can use their hard-earned dollars to make a positive impact on the world while also enhancing the performance characteristics of their portfolios.
Ten years after the Great Recession, there continues to be a great focus on the best way to handle capital preservation on the DC retirement plan menu.
Vanguard’s chief economist warns that rising rates may sting in the short term, but book value losses should be offset by higher future returns—rewarding those with perspective and strategic patience.
MassMutual debuts RetireSMART TDF series with J.P. Morgan glide paths; Delta Data launches proprietary product manager; and AXA doubles down on SRI/ESG integration.
Broadly speaking, Northern Trust’s Capital Market Assumptions Working Group expects continued global economic growth, controlled inflation and accommodative monetary policy.