In this week's fund news, firms bulk up their direct indexing capabilities, Vanguard merges target-date funds, DFA expands its SMAs and slashes minimums, and a new BlackRock tool helps advisors invest in private markets.
Franklin Templeton joins a wave of deals in the direct or custom indexing space, with its plan to acquire O'Shaughnessy Asset Management and its custom indexing platform, Canvas.
Charles Schwab is piloting Schwab Personalized Indexing among its employees, with plans for a 2022 launch for mass affluent investors and advisors.
Fidelity is rolling out the ability to trade fractional shares of equities and ETFs in real time initially for its RIA custody...
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Bitcoin plunged as much as 11% on Monday as stock markets trembled in the wake of a potential default from China Evergrande Group.
Stocks dropped across the board on Monday as strategists laid out two polar opposite "fire and ice" scenarios.
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Former CEO John Lunny will serve as vice chairman of Vestmark’s board of directors, as the fintech company builds out a more robust direct indexing solution and looks toward an initial public offering.