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Jul 01, 2015, 16:52 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,...

Jul 01, 2015, 16:52 ET

John Hancock Announces Portfolio Manager Addition to John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund

 John Hancock Advisers, LLC today announced an addition to the portfolio management team for the John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund...

Jun 30, 2015, 17:02 ET

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Notice To Shareholders - Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE: PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and subadvised...

Jun 30, 2015, 17:02 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")...

Jun 29, 2015, 10:06 ET

John Hancock Investments Enters UCITS Business

One of the fastest-growing asset managers establishes funds for non-US residents John Hancock Investments today announced the launch of John...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:49 ET

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Enters Into New Liquidity Facility

 John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE: BTO) (the "Fund"), a John Hancock closed-end fund that utilizes leverage, announced today...

Jun 01, 2015, 18:19 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 1, 2015 Ex...

Jun 01, 2015, 18:17 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: June 1,...

Jun 01, 2015, 08:31 ET

John Hancock Preferred Income Funds, Premium Dividend Fund and Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund Portfolio Management Update

 John Hancock Advisers, LLC today announced an update to the portfolio management teams for the following John Hancock closed end funds:...

May 29, 2015, 16:46 ET

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Notice To Shareholders - Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

 John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE: PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and...

May 28, 2015, 17:51 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 April 30, 2015. The same data for...

May 01, 2015, 17:10 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

 The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below, each advised by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and subadvised by John Hancock...

Apr 30, 2015, 17:20 ET

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Required Notice To Shareholders - Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

 John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE: PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and...

Apr 30, 2015, 17:18 ET

John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Releases Earnings Data

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

Apr 01, 2015, 16:51 ET

John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

The five John Hancock closed-end funds listed below, each advised by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and subadvised by John Hancock...

Apr 01, 2015, 10:01 ET

John Hancock Investments Honored With 2015 Lipper Fund Awards

Three funds in the John Hancock Investments family were honored at the 2015 Lipper Fund Awards event last night in New York City. The John...

Mar 31, 2015, 16:22 ET

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Required Notice To Shareholders - Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE: PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and...

Mar 31, 2015, 16:22 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")...

Mar 31, 2015, 11:01 ET

John Hancock Investments Wins "Ad Campaign of the Year" at Mutual Fund Industry Awards; Honored with Hall of Fame Award

 John Hancock Investments won "Advertising Campaign of the Year" at the 22nd Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards event, sponsored by Fund...

Mar 23, 2015, 10:35 ET

John Hancock Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund and John Hancock Strategic Growth Fund Mark Three-Year Anniversaries, Strong Performance

 John Hancock Investments said that two of its top-performing funds – the John Hancock Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund (GARS) and...