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Fidelity names tech executive Neff to run asset management

Nov 16 2018

BOSTON Fidelity Investments on Friday named technology executive Steve Neff to run its big asset management division, a move that shows the growing importance of data systems for fund companies.

Fidelity names tech executive Neff to run asset management

Nov 16 2018

BOSTON, Nov 16 Fidelity Investments on Friday named technology executive Steve Neff to run its big asset management division, a move that shows the growing importance of data systems for fund companies.

RPT-Top U.S. proxy advisers split on advance looks for corporations

Nov 16 2018

BOSTON, Nov 15 Top U.S. proxy advisers outlined different processes for sharing their influential research and voting recommendations with stock issuers at a hearing in Washington on Thursday, highlighting one of the charged issues facing regulators as they weigh new rules for corporate elections.

Top U.S. proxy advisers split on advance looks for corporations

Nov 15 2018

BOSTON Top U.S. proxy advisers outlined different processes for sharing their influential research and voting recommendations with stock issuers at a hearing in Washington on Thursday, highlighting one of the charged issues facing regulators as they weigh new rules for corporate elections.

U.S. SEC to review corporate democracy rules risking investor clash

Nov 09 2018

WASHINGTON/BOSTON The U.S. securities regulator is set to review this month rules on corporate democracy, setting it up for a clash with investors who worry the agency will side with companies to diminish voting rights on charged issues like climate change and gun violence. On Nov. 15, the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold a roundtable on the 'proxy process' by which big pension funds and other shareholders can force companies to vote on a range of environmental, social and governance matters.

SEC to review corporate democracy rules risking investor clash

Nov 09 2018

WASHINGTON/BOSTON The U.S. securities regulator is set to review this month rules on corporate democracy, setting it up for a clash with investors who worry the agency will side with companies to diminish voting rights on charged issues like climate change and gun violence.

RPT-U.S. SEC to review corporate democracy rules risking investor clash

Nov 09 2018

WASHINGTON/BOSTON, Nov 9 The U.S. securities regulator is set to review this month rules on corporate democracy, setting it up for a clash with investors who worry the agency will side with companies to diminish voting rights on charged issues like climate change and gun violence. On Nov. 15, the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold a roundtable on the 'proxy process' by which big pension funds and other shareholders can force companies to vote on a range of environmental, social and governance matters.

RPT-ANALYSIS-Securities lending boom sparks concerns on returns and voting

Nov 08 2018

BOSTON, Nov 8 Securities lending by investment funds has reached its highest level in a decade, as demand for corporate bonds surged more than 30 percent over the past 18 months and short selling of Tesla and Alibaba shares reaches a frenzy.

Securities lending boom sparks concerns on returns and voting

Nov 08 2018

BOSTON Securities lending by investment funds has reached its highest level in a decade, as demand for corporate bonds surged more than 30 percent over the past 18 months and short selling of Tesla and Alibaba shares reaches a frenzy.

NYC pension fund leader asks index providers to reconsider Saudi Arabia

Oct 25 2018

BOSTON Top financial market index providers should reconsider their recent decisions to add Saudi Arabia to emerging markets products, New York City's chief pension fund official said on Wednesday, citing "disturbing allegations" about the kingdom after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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