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May 07, 2014, 10:00 ET

John Hancock Investments Honored by Web Marketing Association's Internet Advertising Competition Awards

John Hancock Investments won two awards at the 12th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards, sponsored by the Web Marketing...

May 01, 2014, 17:20 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their monthly distributions today as follows:   Declaration...

Apr 29, 2014, 18:01 ET

John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Releases Earnings Data

 The John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund (NYSE: HEQ) announced earnings1 for the three months ended March 31, 2014. The same data for...

Apr 14, 2014, 10:00 ET

John Hancock Investments Launches New White Paper for Retirement Plan Advisors

John Hancock Investments has posted on its website a new white paper aimed at financial advisors who advise retirement plans, anticipating pending...

Apr 08, 2014, 17:09 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Portfolio Information Now Available

John Hancock Advisers, LLC announced today that the top-ten holdings and sector and industry weightings, as well as the monthly performance...

Apr 04, 2014, 20:18 ET

John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Required Notice To Shareholders - Sources of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

 John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund (NYSE: HEQ) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser")...

Apr 01, 2014, 18:59 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

 The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their monthly distributions today as follows: Declaration...

Mar 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

Independent Board Chair James Oates Named "Trustee of the Year" by Institutional Investor Unit

James M. Oates, independent chairman of the board of the John Hancock Group of Funds, was named "Trustee of the Year" by Fund Director...

Mar 07, 2014, 17:34 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Portfolio Information Now Available

 John Hancock Advisers, LLC announced today that the top-ten holdings and sector and industry weightings, as well as the monthly performance...

Mar 03, 2014, 16:37 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

 The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their monthly distributions today as follows: Declaration Date: March 3,...

Mar 03, 2014, 16:36 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Quarterly Distributions

 The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their quarterly distributions today as follows: Declaration Date:  March 3,...

Feb 28, 2014, 18:59 ET

John Hancock Announces Portfolio Manager Additions to John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund

 John Hancock Advisers, LLC, investment advisor to John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund (NYSE: HTY) (the "Fund"),...

Feb 28, 2014, 18:56 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data

 The nine John Hancock Closed-End Funds listed in the table below announced earnings1 for the three months ended January 31, 2014. The same...

Feb 18, 2014, 17:20 ET

John Hancock Income Securities Trust John Hancock Investors Trust Announce Results Of Annual Meetings Of Shareholders

At their annual meetings held today, shareholders of John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE: JHS) and John Hancock Investors Trust (NYSE: JHI),...

Feb 18, 2014, 10:15 ET

John Hancock Investments finds DC plan sponsors adding alternatives

 John Hancock Investments' defined contribution (DC) clients are adding alternative mutual funds to their menu of plan options at a rapid pace....

Feb 10, 2014, 18:03 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Portfolio Information Now Available

 John Hancock Advisers, LLC announced today that the top-ten holdings and sector and industry weightings, as well as the monthly performance...

Feb 03, 2014, 17:00 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

 The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below declared their monthly distributions today as follows: Declaration...

Feb 03, 2014, 10:00 ET

John Hancock Investments Reduces Expenses across a Range of Mutual Funds

 John Hancock Investments is reducing sales charges for Class A shares on 16 fixed-income funds, including the elimination of the front-end...

Feb 03, 2014, 10:00 ET

John Hancock Investments Closes Disciplined Value Mid Cap Fund to New Investors

 John Hancock Investments said that it closed the John Hancock Disciplined Value Mid Cap Fund (Class A: JVMAX; Class C: JVMCX; Class I: JVMIX;...