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State Street Global Advisors names former Fidelity exec O'Hanley CEO

March 31, 2015

Ronald O'Hanley was named president and CEO of State Street Global Advisors, effective in April, said SSgA spokeswoman Alicia Curran Sweeney. Mr. O'Hanley will replace Scott Powers, who plans to retire later this year. Mr. O'Hanley left Fidelity...

Prudential and MassMutual in $2.5 billion pension risk transfer deal with Kimberly-Clark

February 24, 2015

Prudential Financial Inc. and MassMutual have inked a deal with Kimberly-Clark in which the hygiene products company will transfer to the insurers its $2.5 billion in pension liabilities. As part of the deal, Prudential will administer group...

A new entry point for gold investors takes on GLD

February 9, 2015

Just as gold is regaining its luster with investors, Bank of Montreal's new gold deposit receipt program offers a new way to tap into the market for the precious metal. The Bank of Montreal's gold deposit receipt program, GOLDRs, which is aimed...

State Street, facing historic redemptions, slashes ETF prices

February 3, 2015

State Street Corp., whose ETF lineup saw the largest redemptions in history last month, on Tuesday aggressively cut its prices on nearly a third of its funds. The Boston-based custody bank is one of the early pioneers in building exchange-traded...

Socially responsible strategies largely absent from ETF landscape

January 27, 2015

As the integration of passive strategies into institutional portfolios accelerates, another unequivocal trend — the consideration of environmental, social and governance factors in investment decisions — remains primarily a pivot point for...

Active managers get a seat at the ETF table

January 26, 2015

As top money managers gather at the conference this week, the invited guests include luminaries, from celebrity bond-picker Jeffrey Gundlach, to Merrill Lynch's former investment strategist Richard Bernstein and Charles Schwab's financial-markets...

Vanguard's funds reach new heights

January 26, 2015

Vanguard Group Inc. last week surpassed State Street Global Advisors as the second-largest exchange-traded fund provider, a new milestone following a year that was filled with them. According to, a data and analytic website, Vanguard...

Financial advisers rocket Vanguard to No. 2 in ETFs behind BlackRock

January 22, 2015

The Vanguard Group Inc. this week became the second-largest U.S. exchange-traded fund provider, as the indexing pioneer's focus on fee-based advisers lifted it to new heights in a fast-growing market. Vanguard's $436 billion in assets puts it...

ETF managers awaiting key SEC decisions on active funds

October 13, 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission is scheduled to make key decisions this month and next that could help expand the marketplace for active ETFs, paving the way for new offerings and expanding the number of money management firms offering...

Fidelity files for nontransparent, active ETFs

September 26, 2014

Fidelity Investments Friday asked regulators to allow it to offer actively managed exchange-traded funds that do not regularly disclose their underlying holdings. The company has already asked for permission to offer actively managed ETFs, but...

Schwab expands commission-free trading platform for ETFs

September 18, 2014

The Charles Schwab Corp. on Thursday unveiled a long-planned expansion of OneSource, its commission-free trading platform for ETFs, adding dozens of funds and managers, including Pimco. In addition to exchanged-traded funds offered by Pacific...

S&P might drop some Russian stocks from indexes

August 7, 2014

Index funds might have to divest Russian securities under new sanctions imposed by the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control under a directive of President Obama to tighten pressure on the country in connection with separatist...

J.P. Morgan jumps into white-hot ETF fray

June 16, 2014

J.P. Morgan Asset Management, one of the dominant U.S. mutual fund sponsors, is launching its first exchange-traded fund Tuesday — the latest product in the white-hot market for so-called “smart beta.” The move into ETFs by the bank-owned,...

Potholes litter road to ETF investment by DC plans

May 19, 2014

With the very public launch of an ETF-only 401(k) plan option by Charles Schwab Corp., might some defined-contribution plan executives finally be willing to give exchange-traded funds a try? According to Steven Anderson, president of Schwab...

Investment managers report lackluster quarter

May 13, 2014

Publicly traded money managers saw rather anemic gains in assets under management for the quarter ended March 31, due in part to defined-benefit plans playing a smaller role in the institutional investment industry and also because equity markets...

Securities lending: Boon or bane?

April 20, 2014

The practice among exchange-traded funds of lending portfolio securities to other institutional investors has drawn attention lately. Some observers view it as an established, low-risk way for funds to generate additional income for shareholders....

Are active ETFs finally growing in popularity?

April 20, 2014

For years, the advice industry has been hearing about a coming wave of actively managed exchange-traded funds. Yet as each year passes, very little happens. Out of a total universe of 1,366 exchange-traded funds, the asset management industry...

Galvin's scrutiny of 401(k) matches misfires

March 3, 2014

The Massachusetts Securities Division targeted many of the wrong firms in questioning 401(k) record keepers about employers moving to an annual match instead of contributing each pay period. Among those queried that are not record keepers are...

After pioneering mutual funds, MFS sets sights on new horizons

January 9, 2014

MFS Investments is breaking new ground in the investment industry yet again. The company was the first to launch a modern mutual fund in the United States, and now it's become the first major mutual fund company to bring its stock-picking talent...

Companies start lining up floating-rate Treasury ETFs

November 18, 2013

WisdomTree Investments and State Street Global Advisors wasted no time getting ready to launch exchange-traded funds that will track the U.S. Treasury's latest innovation: floating-rate Treasuries. Both ETF companies filed with the Securities...

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