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Hopkinton, April 17, 2014
John Hancock Brings Boston Marathon Defending Women's Champion, Past Champions and Other Kenyan Elite Runners to Hopkinton Marathon Rally
John Hancock today brought the Boston Marathon defending women's champion Rita Jeptoo, two past champions, and other elite Kenyan athletes, to a pre-marathon rally with nearly 600 students from Hopkinton's Elmwood Elementary School. More
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Toronto, April 17, 2014
Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund Announces Monthly Cash Distribution and Anticipated Monthly Distributions for Class A and Class U Units
Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:MFR.UN) announced today that a monthly cash distribution in the amount of C$0.05625 per Class A Unit of the Fund and US$0.05625 per Class U Unit of the Fund, will be paid on May 15, 2014 to unitholders of record as of April 30, 2014. More
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Toronto, April 17, 2014
Manulife Financial to Release First Quarter 2014 Financial Results
Manulife Financial Corporation will release its first quarter 2014 financial results on the morning of Thursday, May 1, 2014. More
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Boston, April 16, 2014
John Hancock Brings Together 300 Boston Public High School Track Athletes and Boston Marathon Elite Marathoners for Scholars & Stars Event
Boston Marathon principal sponsor John Hancock, in partnership with the Boston Scholar Athletes (BSA) program and the Boston Public Schools, today hosted Scholars & Stars in Boston at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. More
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Waterloo, April 16, 2014
Michelle Wie, Lydia Ko and Natalie Gulbis are headed to Waterloo
Three past LPGA Tour champions join the field for the third annual Manulife Financial LPGA Classic at Grey Silo Golf Course, June 4-8. More
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Hanoi, April 15, 2014
Manulife Vietnam's "Manulife – My Family" Named "Most Trusted Product 2014"
"Manulife - My Family", one the best-selling life insurance products of Manulife Vietnam, has been named "Most Trusted Product 2014." More
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Boston, April 14, 2014
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 regulations regarding the fiduciary standard of care. More
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Boston, April 14, 2014
John Hancock Survey Finds Many Investors Plan to Save Their 2013 Tax Refund, or Spend it on a Vacation
A recent survey of investors by John Hancock Financial Services found that half expect to receive a 2013 Federal income tax refund. Close to one in five (17 percent) plan to spend their refund, and the majority of that group (56 percent) plan to spend their refund dollars on a vacation. More
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Toronto, April 10, 2014
Manulife Financial statement upon the death of the Honourable Jim Flaherty
Manulife President and Chief Executive, Donald Guloien issued the following statement: More
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Boston, April 4, 2014
John Hancock Investor Sentiment Index® Holds Steady in First Quarter of 2014
The John Hancock Investor Sentiment Index® continued its upward trend of the past two quarters, increasing to +23 in the first quarter of 2014 from +22 in the fourth quarter of last year. More
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Hong Kong, April 4, 2014
Manulife Financial Appoints Philip Witherington as CFO, Asia
Manulife Financial has announced the appointment of Philip Witherington as Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for its Asia Division, subject to any necessary regulatory approvals. Mr. Witherington will report dually to Steve Roder, Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Manulife Financial, and Robert A. Cook, Senior Executive Vice President & General Manager, Asia. More
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Boston, April 3, 2014
John Hancock Launches #WeRunTogether Digital Mosaic
John Hancock today is launching the #WeRunTogether digital mosaic to bring the extended Boston Marathon community together in the weeks leading up to the race on April 21. More
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Toronto, March 31, 2014
Manulife Asset Management Launches New "Omnichannel" Retailing Research Report
Manulife Asset Management has published the first research report in its new Investment Insight thought leadership series, entitled "Omnichannel: A reason for investors to re-think retail?" More
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Boston, March 31, 2014
Manulife Asset Management Private Markets Names Ilene Kelman Marketing Director, Private Placements And Commercial Mortgages
Manulife Asset Management Private Markets today announced that Ilene Kelman, CFA, has joined the organization as Marketing Director for Private Placements and Commercial Mortgages. More
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Boston, March 28, 2014
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 Intelligence, a publication of Institutional Investor, at the 21st Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards event held last night in New York City. More
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Hong Kong, March 28, 2014
Manulife announces senior agency promotions
Manulife (International) Limited has announced the promotion of the following senior agency executives: More
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Boston, March 26, 2014
John Hancock Freedom 529 Tops $4 Billion in Assets
John Hancock today announced that assets in its John Hancock Freedom 529 college savings plan have topped $4 billion. More
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Hong Kong, March 24, 2014
Manulife Hong Kong launches a new chapter in its advertising campaign, focusing on spousal responsibilities when retired
Manulife Hong Kong has launched the latest chapter in its multi-channel, consumer-oriented advertising campaign today, focusing on the need for retirement planning as many Hongkongers have responsibilities towards their spouse even in retirement. More
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Toronto, March 21, 2014
Manulife Financial's Proxy Circular and Annual Report available online
Manulife Financial Corporation's Proxy Circular and 2013 Annual Report are being mailed to shareholders and are now available for download at manulife.com. More
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Boston, March 20, 2014
Mayor Walsh, Bill Rodgers Help Unveil 2014 Boston Marathon Street Banners
In a brief program on Boylston Street this morning, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and four-time Boston Marathon Champion Bill Rodgers helped race sponsor John Hancock reveal designs for its 2014 Boston Marathon street banners. More
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Toronto, March 20, 2014
Manulife Financial's Craig Bromley to Present at National Bank Financial 2014 Canadian Financial Services Conference
Craig Bromley, President, John Hancock Financial Services, the U.S. division of Manulife Financial Corporation, is scheduled to present at the National Bank Financial 2014 Canadian Financial Services Conference in Montreal on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. More
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Boston, March 19, 2014
John Hancock Insurance Enhances Its Flagship Universal Life Product, Protection UL
John Hancock Insurance today announced enhancements to its flagship current assumption universal life product, Protection UL. More
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Toronto, March 19, 2014
Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund Announces Monthly Distribution for Class A and Class U Units
Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:MFR.UN) announced today that a monthly cash distribution in the amount of C$0.05625 per Class A Unit of the Fund and US$0.05625 per Class U Unit of the Fund, will be paid on April 15, 2014 to unitholders of record as of March 31, 2014. More
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Toronto, March 19, 2014
Manulife Investments Announces Quarterly Distribution for the Oil Sands Sector Fund
Manulife Investments has announced the quarterly distribution for the Oil Sands Sector Fund. More
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Waterloo, March 19, 2014
Hee Young Park, Brittany Lang, Stacy Lewis, and Jennifer Kirby Scheduled to Return to Waterloo for the 2014 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic
Defending champion Hee Young Park, 2012 champion Brittany Lang, world ranked #3 Stacy Lewis, and Canadian up-and-comer Jennifer Kirby, top the list of early commitments for the 2014 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic. More
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Boston, March 18, 2014
Manulife Asset Management Names Michael P. Evans, CFA, as Managing Director, Portfolio Specialist, U.S. Equity
Manulife Asset Management has named Michael P. Evans, CFA, as a Managing Director, Portfolio Specialist, with a primary focus on the firm’s U.S. equity teams. More
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Toronto, March 12, 2014
Manulife Announces Retirement of Jean-Paul Bisnaire
Manulife Financial today announced that Senior Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and General Counsel Jean-Paul (J-P.) Bisnaire will retire on December 31, 2014 after 10 years with the Company. More
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Hong Kong, March 11, 2014
Manulife announces new senior appointments
Manulife has announced the appointment of three senior executives in Hong Kong. More
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Boston, March 10, 2014
Signator Investors Announces Top Independent Firms and Representatives for 2013
Signator Investors, Inc., powered by John Hancock Financial Network, announced today that Boston Partners Financial Group, LLC, of Andover, MA, led by Managing Partner Mark Marroni, JD, LLM, CLU®, ChFC®, was awarded the President’s Trophy; Michigan Financial Companies in Detroit, MI, led by Nick Valenti has earned Signator Investors' Growth Award and Laurence V. Plummer, Sr., LUTCF, of Plummer Financial Services, Memphis, TN, has been named Signator Investors' Representative of the Year for 2013. More
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Hong Kong, March 7, 2014
Manulife launches "80.80 Seeing the World" micro-films to advocate early retirement planning
Manulife has launched micro-films entitled "80.80 Seeing the World" on its retirement campaign website. More
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Boston, March 5, 2014
John Hancock Retirement Plan Services Leads Industry By Changing How 401(k) Plans Are Priced
John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JH RPS) announced today that it will implement a new way of pricing its 401(k) plan services that will help plan sponsors directly address the issue of fairness in the allocation of plan expenses among participants. More
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Manila, March 5, 2014
Asia Investor Sentiment Buoyed by Philippine Investor Optimism, Better Equities – Manulife Survey
Highly optimistic Philippine investor sentiment, along with a general warming towards equities, lifted overall regional investor sentiment slightly higher in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index for Asia. More
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Boston, March 3, 2014
John Hancock Insurance Offers Improved Long-Term Care Rider On All Single Life Products
John Hancock Insurance today announced that it has launched an improved Long-Term Care (LTC) rider that is available on many of its life insurance products. More
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Toronto, February 26, 2014
Manulife Financial files 2013 Audited Annual Financial Statements and Related MD&A
Manulife Financial Corporation has filed its 2013 audited annual financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2013 and related MD&A with securities regulators, including with the Canadian Securities Administrators and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Form 40-F. More
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Boston, February 26, 2014
Signator Investors, Inc., Makes Client Discovery More Efficient with Technology
Signator Investors, Inc., powered by John Hancock Financial Network, has rolled out eFactfinder, a web-based data gathering tool linked to Signator's key business processing platforms, in order to make the client discovery process - including fact finding, needs analysis and account opening - a seamless integrated process. More
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Boston, February 26, 2014
Signator Investors, Inc. Launches Program, Dedicated Team to Help Advisers with Practice Management
Signator Investors, Inc., powered by John Hancock Financial Network, announced today that it is making a significant effort to help its advisers improve and grow their practices by launching the Signator Practice Management Program and hiring a dedicated five-person team of practice management consultants. More
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Boston, February 26, 2014
Signator Investors, Inc. Enhances Website, Blog and Facebook Presence
Signator Investors, Inc., powered by John Hancock Financial Network, has enhanced its website, blog and Facebook presence in an effort to become a leading resource on practice management and other advisor-focused topics. More
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Singapore, February 26, 2014
Manulife launches Asia Pacific Investment Grade Bond fund – available under the CPF Investment Scheme
Manulife Singapore and Manulife Asset Management Singapore (the "Asset Manager") today jointly announced the launch of a new Asian bond fund, the Manulife Funds - Manulife Asia Pacific Investment Grade Bond Fund (the "Fund"). More
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Toronto, February 25, 2014
Manulife Financial Corporation completes Preferred Share offering
Manulife Financial Corporation (“Manulife”) today announced that it has completed its offering of 8 million Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 15 (the "Series 15 Preferred Shares") at a price of $25 per share to raise gross proceeds of $200 million. More
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Boston, February 24, 2014
John Hancock's Redesigned Accumulation IUL Product Offers Strong Death Benefit Protection, Significant Cash Value Growth Potential
John Hancock Insurance today announced that it has launched a redesigned indexed universal life insurance product—Accumulation IUL. More
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Toronto, February 21, 2014
Manulife Financial completes Subordinated Debenture offering
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (“MLI”), the Canadian insurance company subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation, has successfully completed its previously announced offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of subordinated debentures. More
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Toronto, February 19, 2014
World Ranked #3 LPGA Star Stacy Lewis and Canadian Jennifer Kirby to represent Manulife Financial on Tour
Manulife Financial is proud to announce multi-year partnerships with 2013 Women's British Open Champion Stacy Lewis and up-and-coming Canadian professional Jennifer Kirby. More
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Toronto, February 18, 2014
Manulife Financial announces Subordinated Debenture issue
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company ("MLI"), the Canadian insurance company subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation, announced today that it intends to issue $500 million principal amount of 2.811% fixed/floating subordinated debentures due February 21, 2024 (the "Debentures"). More
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Toronto, February 18, 2014
Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund Announces Monthly Distribution for Class A and Class U Units
Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:MFR.UN) announced today that a monthly cash distribution in the amount of C$0.05625 per Class A Unit of the Fund and US$0.05625 per Class U Unit of the Fund, will be paid on March 14, 2014 to unitholders of record as of February 28, 2014. More
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Boston, February 18, 2014
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. More
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Toronto, February 18, 2014
Manulife Financial Corporation announces Preferred Share issue
Manulife Financial Corporation ("Manulife") today announced a Canadian public offering of Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 15 ("Series 15 Preferred Shares"). More
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Boston, February 14, 2014
John Hancock Investments Posts Breakout Year in 2013
John Hancock Investments, a wealth management business of John Hancock Financial, posted a breakout year in 2013. More
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Boston, February 14, 2014
John Hancock Retirement Plan Services Receives Top Marks from Advisors, Plan Sponsors and Industry Associations
John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JH RPS) is starting 2014 strong, having earned top rankings and awards from advisors, plan sponsors and industry associations throughout the past year. More
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Tokyo, February 14, 2014
Manulife Japan Announces FY2013 Third Quarter Year-to-Date Results
Manulife Life Insurance Company ("Manulife Japan"; Head Office: Chofu City, Tokyo; President and CEO: Gavin Robinson) announces its year-to-date (April 2013 to December 2013) financial results for the third quarter of FY2013 which ended on December 31, 2013. More
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Toronto, February 13, 2014
Manulife Financial Corporation declares dividends
Manulife Financial Corporation's Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders' dividend of $0.13 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation (the "Company"), payable on and after March 19, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 26, 2014. More
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Toronto, February 13, 2014
Manulife Financial reports full year net income of $3.1 billion and core earnings of $2.6 billion, up 73 per cent and 16 per cent, respectively, over 2012; and a strong regulatory capital ratio of 248 per cent, up 37 points over 2012
Manulife Financial Corporation ("MFC") announced today net income attributed to shareholders for the fourth quarter of 2013 and the full year of 2013 of $1,297 million and $3,130 million, respectively. More
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Kuala Lumpur, February 7, 2014
Malaysia Investors Slowly Waking Up to Retirement Needs, But Worrying Gaps Remain
A creeping realization among Malaysian investors that there is merit in retirement planning is reflected in the latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index survey, released today – but there are still worrying gaps to be filled. More
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Boston, February 6, 2014
New Electronic Signature Capability Enhances John Hancock's Life Insurance Customer Service
John Hancock Insurance has enhanced its life insurance online services with the introduction of electronic signatures. More
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Boston, February 6, 2014
Manulife Asset Management Hires Kevin Chisholm, CFA, for Institutional Sales Team
Manulife Asset Management said today that Kevin Chisholm, CFA, has joined the firm as an institutional sales territory associate, focusing primarily on the eastern U.S. Mr. Chisholm is based in Boston and reports to Frank Saeli, Head of U.S. Sales and Relationship Management. More
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Boston, February 5, 2014
Spencer Financial of Sudbury, MA, Named "Practice of the Year" by Signator Investors for 2013
Spencer Financial, LLC, a financial services firm based in Sudbury, MA, led by Managing Partner W. Thomas Spencer Jr, was named "Practice of the Year" by Signator Investors, Inc., powered by John Hancock Financial Network. More
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Hong Kong, February 4, 2014
Asia Investor Sentiment Buoyed by Japan Optimism, Better Equities
A sharp improvement in Japanese investor sentiment, along with a general warming towards equities, lifted overall regional investor sentiment slightly higher in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index for Asia. More
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Boston, February 3, 2014
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 sales charges on the John Hancock Floating Rate Income Fund (Class A: JFIAX) and the John Hancock Short Duration Credit Opportunities Fund (Class A: JMBAX) for investments of $250,000 or more. More
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Boston, February 3, 2014
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; Class R4: JVMTX; Class R6: JVMRX) to new investors, effective at the close of business on January 31, 2014. More
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Japan, February 3, 2014
"Manulife Waku Waku Room" Opens at Ibaraki Children's Hospital Provides Recreation Space for Adolescents Undergoing Treatment
On Monday February 3, a "Manulife Waku Waku Room" was officially opened at Ibaraki Children's Hospital with the support and cooperation of the NPO Children’s Health Forum. More
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Toronto, February 3, 2014
Manulife Financial to Release Fourth Quarter and Year End 2013 Financial Results
Manulife Financial Corporation will release its fourth quarter and year end 2013 financial results on the morning of Thursday, February 13, 2014. More
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Japan, January 31, 2014
Manulife Japan Commences Sales of Foreign Currency-Denominated Individual Fixed Annuity "Power Currency (Life Time Annuity Plan)"
Manulife Life Insurance Company ("Manulife Japan"; President & CEO: Gavin Robinson; Head Office: Chofu-shi, Tokyo), will start selling the product called "Power Currency (Life Time Annuity Plan)", on February 3, 2014 through its PlanRight Advisor ("PA": Manulife’s captive sales representatives) sales channel. More
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Toronto, January 30, 2014
Anticipated 2014 Quarterly Cash Distribution for the Oil Sands Sector Fund
Manulife Asset Management Limited (the "Manager"), the Manager of the Oil Sands Sector Fund (TSX: OSF.UN) (the "Fund") announced its quarterly cash distribution for 2014 will be C$0.125 per unit or C$0.50 per annum. More
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Tokyo, January 30, 2014
Enjoy a Good Run for Charity! "2014 Manulife Japan Waku Waku Charity Run, Ekiden and Half Marathon in Ajinomoto Stadium" to be Held Sunday April 27!
Manulife Life Insurance Company (President & CEO: Gavin Robinson; Head Office: Chofu, Tokyo) will again be sponsoring the Manulife Waku Waku Charity Run, Ekiden, and Half Marathon to be held this year on Sunday April 27 at the Ajinomoto Stadium in Chofu, Tokyo. More
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Boston, January 27, 2014
Most Investors Shun Household Budgeting, John Hancock Survey Finds
A recent survey of affluent investors by John Hancock found that most (67 percent) do not have much use for household budgeting. More
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Hong Kong, January 27, 2014
Asia Investor Sentiment Buoyed by Japan Optimism, Better Equities – Manulife Survey
A sharp improvement in Japanese investor sentiment, along with a general warming towards equities, lifted overall regional investor sentiment slightly higher in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index1 for Asia, released today. More
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Singapore, January 27, 2014
Year of the Horse Spells More Toil, Less Leisure, as Singaporeans Expect to Work into their 70s – Manulife Survey
As Singaporeans usher in the Year of the Horse, the equine qualities of steadfastness, strength and staying power seem to be top of mind as they consider retirement; indeed if full retirement is ever an option. More
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Hong Kong, January 27, 2014
Asia Investors' Three Common Retirement Mistakes: Life, Money, Work – Manulife Survey
Fortified by the belief that they will be able to continue working beyond the official retirement age while their expenditure will stay around two-thirds of their current salaries, the prospect of retirement for the majority of Asia investors is one of promise rather than dread. More
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Hong Kong, January 27, 2014
Hong Kong investor sentiment bleakest in Asia, but retirement plans unrealistically rosy – Manulife Survey
Investor sentiment in Hong Kong rose fractionally towards the end of last year amid hopes of a pick-up in the equities market, yet pessimism still exists, according to new research by Manulife Financial released today. More
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Boston, January 24, 2014
MLK Summer Scholars Program Seeks Not-for-Profit Partners
John Hancock invites community-based-not-for-profits to apply for partnership in its largest annual education initiative, the MLK Summer Scholars program. More
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Toronto, January 23, 2014
Manulife Investments announces termination of Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust
Manulife Asset Management Limited (the "Manager"), the Manager of Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust (TSX: CIW.UN) (the "Trust"), announced today that the termination date of the Trust will be March 5, 2014 (the "Termination Date"). More
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Toronto, January 21, 2014
Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund Announces Monthly Distribution for Class A and Class U Units
Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund (the “Fund”) (TSX:MFR.UN) announced today that a monthly cash distribution in the amount of C$0.05625 per Class A Unit of the Fund and US$0.05625 per Class U Unit of the Fund, will be paid on February 14, 2014 to unitholders of record as of January 31, 2014. More
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Boston, January 21, 2014
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 provide attractive risk-adjusted returns. More
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Boston, January 21, 2014
John Hancock Survey Finds Investors Confident About Their Own Retirement, Less So About Their Children's
A recent John Hancock survey found that investors are relatively confident of their preparation and expectations for retirement, but are divided on the outlook for their children. More
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Boston, January 21, 2014
Manulife Asset Management Names Gary Li as Managing Director and Derivatives Portfolio Manager
Manulife Asset Management said today that Gary Li has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager with responsibility for derivatives portfolios. More
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Boston, January 21, 2014
John Hancock Financial Announces 2014 Boston Marathon International Elite Field
In its 29th year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon on April 21. More
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Japan, January 20, 2014
Manulife Japan Commences Sales of Foreign Currency-Denominated Individual Fixed Annuity "Lifetime Currency" through Chiba Bank, Ltd.
Manulife Life Insurance Company ("Manulife Japan"; Head Office: Chofu-shi, Tokyo; President and CEO: Gavin Robinson) will commence sales of "Lifetime Currency", a foreign currency-denominated individual fixed annuity product, on January 20, 2014, through Chiba Bank, Ltd (President:Hidetoshi Sakuma). More
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Hong Kong, January 20, 2014
Manulife introduces a new Macau Pension Fund Scheme
In a bid to meet the needs of Macau's companies in giving retirement protection to their employees, Manulife (International) Limited has announced the launch of a new pension scheme called "Manulife (Macau) Pension Fund Scheme" (the "Scheme"), effective January 1 this year. More
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Hong Kong, January 14, 2014
3,000 Manulife volunteers participate in its 19th "Walk for Millions"
Manulife participated in the annual "Walk for Millions", one of Hong Kong’s signature charity events, for the 19th consecutive year — and more than 3,000 of its employee and agent volunteers made sure to swell the Community Chest of Hong Kong's good-cause coffers. More
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Shanghai, January 10, 2014
Complete Critical Illness Protection with Value-added Health Services Manulife-Sinochem Introduces "Chang Bao An Kang Long-term Health Insurance"
Manulife-Sinochem Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (MSL) has recently launched a new critical illness product, the Chang Bao An Kang Long-term Health Insurance. More
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Waterloo, January 8, 2014
Younger Canadians not getting ahead financially and can't count on inheritance, Manulife Investor Sentiment Index shows
Younger Canadians feel that they are not getting ahead financially and they shouldn't count on an inheritance according to the Manulife Financial's latest Investor Sentiment Index. More
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Ho Chi Minh City, January 8, 2014
Manulife Vietnam awarded Certificate of Merit by the Ministry of Finance
Manulife Vietnam, one of the leading life insurers in the market, has been honoured with the Certificate of Merit by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) for its outstanding contribution in building and developing the Vietnamese insurance market. More
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Ho Chi Minh City, January 8, 2014
Manulife Vietnam received certificate of "Sustainable Development Business 2013"
Manulife Vietnam, one of the leading life insurers in the market, was honourably awarded the certificate of "Sustainable Development Business 2013" by the Vietnam Enterprises Institute in accordance with the Global Trade Alliance criteria, under the monitoring and certification of InterConformity (Germany). More
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Boston, January 7, 2014
John Hancock Announces Elite USA Team For 2014 Boston Marathon
John Hancock Financial today announced the Elite USA Team for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. More
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Toronto, January 7, 2014
Manulife Mutual Funds adds five new funds to its lineup
These new funds expand the U.S. equity and balanced fund offering from Manulife Mutual Funds, and capitalize on its asset management expertise in Canada and the U.S. More
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Boston, January 6, 2014
John Hancock Investor Sentiment Index® Rises Slightly in Final Quarter of 2013
The John Hancock Investor Sentiment Index® moved upward slightly in the fourth quarter of 2013, to +22 from +20, as investors grew increasingly positive toward investing in equities. More
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Waterloo, January 6, 2014
Canadian investor confidence still near pre-financial crisis levels
Despite the continued market recovery, Canadian investors remain wary and continue to take a conservative approach to investment and savings vehicles as evidenced by a one-point dip (to +21) in the latest Manulife Financial Investor Sentiment Index. More