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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 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;...

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...

Jan 21, 2014, 16:53 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 December 31, 2013. The same data...

Jan 21, 2014, 10:00 ET

John Hancock Investments Launches Two New Equity Funds, Expanding Alternatives Lineup

 John Hancock Investments today announced the launch of two innovative mutual funds targeting lower-volatility equity strategies designed to...

Jan 09, 2014, 16:49 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...

Dec 31, 2013, 16:33 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") and...

Dec 23, 2013, 10:00 ET

John Hancock Investments Honored for Advisor Communications at Mutual Fund Education Alliance STAR Awards

  John Hancock Investments won a total of six awards, including top honors in the Overall Advisor Digital Technology category, for the large...

Dec 20, 2013, 17:21 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Early Monthly Distributions

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

Dec 18, 2013, 17:30 ET

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Renews Share Repurchase Plan

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE: BTO) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC, announced today that...

Dec 18, 2013, 17:30 ET

John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Renews Share Repurchase Plan

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

Dec 18, 2013, 17:29 ET

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Adopts Share Repurchase Plan

 John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE: PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC, announced today that its...

Dec 18, 2013, 16:52 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Announce Annual Shareholder Meeting Date

John Hancock Funds announced today that ten of its closed-end funds, John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE: BTO), John Hancock Hedged...

Dec 18, 2013, 16:52 ET

John Hancock Tax-advantaged Dividend Income Fund Renews Share Repurchase Plan

 John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (NYSE: HTD) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC,...

Dec 18, 2013, 16:44 ET

John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Announces Investment Policy Changes

John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund (NYSE: HEQ) (the "Fund"), a John Hancock Closed-End Fund, announced today that the Board of Trustees...

Dec 13, 2013, 17:19 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Portfolio Information Are Available

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

Dec 02, 2013, 16:43 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Quarterly Distributions

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