February 27, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - FTSE is hoping to do a little good with its launch of FTSE4Good, a new family of indices designed to provide a benchmark for socially responsible investments.
February 27, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The nation's mutual fund assets rose 3.8% in January, led by strong increases in stock and taxable money market funds, according to the Investment Company Institute.
February 23, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In response to financial crises over the past few years, a group of international banks has issued "best practice" guidelines, hoping they will reduce the negative effects of speculative currency trading.
February 23, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The junk bond market may be ready to rebound, based on some measures, according to Standard & Poor's.
February 20, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Record inflows of cash to equity funds last year were not enough to overcome the market slump, as total equity fund assets dipped 2%, according to a new report.
February 15, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is planning to ask the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to trade in 5-cent price increments rather than in pennies after suffering some strong complaints from buy side traders, PLANSPONSOR.com has learned.
February 15, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A new internet service linking issuers of and customers for new bond offerings was launched today by six of Wall Street's leading securities firms.
February 14, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Plan sponsors with select European and US stock exposures now have a new tool at their disposal: stock futures which were launched January 29 at the London International Financial Futures Exchange (LIFFE).
February 13, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Some institutional money managers are complaining about Wall Street's decade-long decision to finally implement decimal pricing, according to the Wall Street Journal.
February 9, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, totaled $65.6 billion at the end of 2000, according to the Investment Company Institute (ICI) which has begun tracking monthly ETF statistics.
February 5, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Participants had their eye on the markets in January, but might be buying high and selling low, according to transfer activity reflected in the Hewitt 401(k) Index.
February 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Fund categories that were hit hardest last year made a comeback in January, offering some hope for those first quarter statements.
January 30, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com)- New money continued to pour into mutual funds in December, amounting to an increase of 2.2% to $6.967 trillion, according to data compiled by the Investment Company Institute (ICI).
January 31, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.COM) - Plan sponsors considering some southern exposure for their private equity investments should consider Brazil or Mexico.
January 29, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Despite a rocky year, Janus replaced Vanguard as the best-selling fund family in 2000, pulling in $37.03 billion in new money, according to Financial Research Corp.
January 29, 2001, (PLANSPONSOR.COM)--What a difference a day makes, especially in the world of new financial products.
January 26, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - They were the best of funds and the worst of funds, but they were still held by many 401(k) participants.
January 26, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The New York Stock Exchange says it will complete its conversion to decimal pricing for all 3,500 listed securities Monday.
Jan. 25, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The NASDAQ stock market has moved a step closer to its planned reorganization and re-capitalization which was overwhelmingly supported by the NASD membership in an April 2000 vote.
Jan. 25, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Nasdaq has completed the sale of two tranches of stock so that it is now 60% owned by some 2,900 investors comprised of its public companies and market maker members.