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FTSE Adds 3M, Conoco to FTSE4Good Benchmark

March 20, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - FTSE Group continued its practice of regular housecleaning for its indices with word it was adding 48 companies to its FTSE4Good Series including 3M and ConocoPhilips from the US

February Bond Fund Flows Stay Strong

March 20, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Bond funds enjoyed their second straight month of a strong net inflow in February as they walked off with a new $19 billion.

FTSE Adds 3M, Conoco to FTSE4Good Benchmark

March 20, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - FTSE Group continued its practice of regular housecleaning for its indices with word it was adding 48 companies to its FTSE4Good Series including 3M and ConocoPhilips from the US

February Bond Fund Flows Stay Strong

March 20, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Bond funds enjoyed their second straight month of a strong net inflow in February as they walked off with a new $19 billion.

Jobless Claims Down But Market Still Floundering

March 20, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The government's jobless claims totals fell for the second straight week, but remained higher than a key market benchmark and drove a closely watched job market barometer higher than it has been since May 2002.

Jobless Claims Down But Market Still Floundering

March 20, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The government's jobless claims totals fell for the second straight week, but remained higher than a key market benchmark and drove a closely watched job market barometer higher than it has been since May 2002.

UITs Gain Deposits in February

March 18, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Unit investment trusts (UIT) had total deposits of $651.4 million in February on the strength of equity issues.

Fed Stands Pat On Rates; Keeps Eye on Baghdad

March 18, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The US Federal Reserve on Tuesday decided against tinkering with interest rates, but signaled it was ready to slash them if an Iraq war pushes an already faltering economy into a new tailspin.

UITs Gain Deposits in February

March 18, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Unit investment trusts (UIT) had total deposits of $651.4 million in February on the strength of equity issues.

Fed Stands Pat On Rates; Keeps Eye on Baghdad

March 18, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The US Federal Reserve on Tuesday decided against tinkering with interest rates, but signaled it was ready to slash them if an Iraq war pushes an already faltering economy into a new tailspin.

MSCI Composite Squeaked Out February Gain

March 14, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Preliminary figures for the MSCI Hedge Fund Composite Index reveal February returns inched up 0.5%, on another month of a strong Directional Trading strategies performance.

Van Hedge Index Sneaks Into the Red in Feb.

March 14, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Van Global Hedge Fund Index fell 0.1% net of fees in February, according to a preliminary report by Van Hedge Fund Advisors International, Inc. (VAN), based on over 800 February fund returns.

Van Hedge Index Sneaks Into the Red in Feb.

March 14, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Van Global Hedge Fund Index fell 0.1% net of fees in February, according to a preliminary report by Van Hedge Fund Advisors International, Inc. (VAN), based on over 800 February fund returns.

MSCI Composite Squeaked Out February Gain

March 14, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Preliminary figures for the MSCI Hedge Fund Composite Index reveal February returns inched up 0.5%, on another month of a strong Directional Trading strategies performance.

FTSE Does UK Index Series Housecleaning

March 12, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - As part of its routine quarterly housekeeping chores on its FTSE UK Index Series, the FTSE Group is swapping four companies from its FTSE 100 Index.