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01 Nov, 2013, 16:32 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...


03 Sep, 2013, 21:29 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...


03 Sep, 2013, 21:29 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...


28 Aug, 2013, 19:21 ET John Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data

 The nine John Hancock Closed-End Funds listed in the table below announced the earnings1 for the three months ended July 31, 2013. The same...


12 Aug, 2013, 20:06 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...


01 Aug, 2013, 17:26 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...


31 Jul, 2013, 10:00 ET John Hancock Launches Global Conservative Absolute Return Fund

John Hancock said today that it has launched the John Hancock Global Conservative Absolute Return Fund to new sales for Class A, Class I and Class...


26 Jul, 2013, 16:56 ET John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Releases Earnings Data

 The John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund announced earnings for the three months ended June 30, 2013. The same data for the comparable...


09 Jul, 2013, 16:44 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...


08 Jul, 2013, 11:33 ET John Hancock Reduces Fees on Global Absolute Return Strategies and Sovereign Investors Funds

 John Hancock has added a new management fee breakpoint for the John Hancock Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund (Class A:  JHAAX) and...


01 Jul, 2013, 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: July 1,...


28 Jun, 2013, 17:21 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...


27 Jun, 2013, 17:34 ET John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund Announces Results From Special Meeting Of Shareholders

John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund (NYSE: HTY) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund advised by John Hancock Advisers, LLC,...


26 Jun, 2013, 16:47 ET John Hancock Announces Portfolio Manager Change On John Hancock Investors Trust

John Hancock Advisers, LLC today announced changes to the portfolio management team of the John Hancock Investors Trust (NYSE: JHI). JHI is managed...


07 Jun, 2013, 17:35 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...


05 Jun, 2013, 10:00 ET John Hancock Reduces Fees on Five Mutual Funds

John Hancock has implemented new breakpoints for three mutual funds and lower expense caps for two funds, across a range of asset classes. ...


03 Jun, 2013, 17:32 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...


03 Jun, 2013, 17:32 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: June 3,...


03 Jun, 2013, 10:00 ET John Hancock Funds Names Christopher Fuschillo to Institutional Sales Team

 John Hancock Funds has added Christopher P. Fuschillo, CIMA®, as a Managing Director on its institutional sales team in a new position,...


23 May, 2013, 16:52 ET John Hancock Closed-End Funds Release Earnings Data

 The nine John Hancock Closed-End Funds listed in the table below announced the earnings1 for the three months ended April 30, 2013. The same...


23 May, 2013, 09:37 ET John Hancock Makes Short Duration Credit Opportunities and Global High Yield Mutual Funds Available to Retail Investors

 John Hancock Funds today announced that the John Hancock Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund (Class A:  JMBAX, Class I:  JMBIX)...


15 May, 2013, 16:22 ET John Hancock Announces Portfolio Manager Change To John Hancock Investors Trust And John Hancock Income Securities Trust

 John Hancock Advisers, LLC announced today a change to the portfolio management team of the John Hancock Investors Trust (NYSE: JHI) and John...


08 May, 2013, 17:15 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...


06 May, 2013, 13:00 ET John Hancock Funds Launches iDiversify™ App

 John Hancock Funds today announced the launch of iDiversify, a straightforward and easy to use app designed to help financial advisors talk to...


01 May, 2013, 17:40 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: May 1,...