Vanguard launches international-bond fund, FPA Crescent picks up 2 new comanagers, and managers depart at GSAM, Buffalo, and BlackRock. Also, Matthews to close its Asia dividend fund, and Morgan Stanley set to launch a global quality stock fund.
Some funds had dramatic comebacks, while others remained cellar-dwellers, writes Morningstar's Russ Kinnel.
TIAA-CREF and Henderson to start a new global real estate investment management company, Invesco High Yield Municipal opens back up to investors, Utah's Gold-rated 529 program cuts costs and adds funds from DFA, and Calamos seeks to begin issuing actively managed ETFs.
IShares pursues a new ETF strategy and branding initiative with a core series of funds for buy-and-hold investors, BBH Core Select nears capacity, and Vanguard rolls out a new TIPS product.
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