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Manulife Financial Corp

  • TORONTO, Sept 5- Canada's main stock index finished Friday's session little changed, as modest, but broad, declines led by financial stocks, offset resource gains and investors kept to the sidelines. Toronto-Dominion Bank was off 0.52 percent at C $57.48, while Royal Bank of Canada slipped 0.4 percent to C $80.76.

  • LONDON, Sept 4- European shares rose on Thursday, with a key benchmark briefly hitting a 6-1/ 2 year high, as the European Central Bank further cut interest rates and unveiled plans to buy assets in a bid to shore up inflation in the euro zone.

  • *Standard Life jumps on news of Canadian unit sale. LONDON/ PARIS, Sept 4- European shares marked time on Thursday after sharp gains in the previous session as investors waited to see whether the European Central Bank would unveil further measures to avoid deflation.

  • European shares dip ahead of ECB; Standard Life surges Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 4:01 AM ET

    *Standard Life jumps on news of Canadian unit sale. PARIS, Sept 4- European shares dipped in early trading on Thursday, taking a breather from the previous session's sharp gains, as investors waited to see whether the European Central Bank will unveil further immediate measures to avoid deflation.

  • PARIS, Sept 4- European shares dipped in early trading on Thursday, taking a breather following the previous session's sharp gains, as investors awaited to see whether the European Central Bank will unveil further immediate measures to avoid deflation.

  • TORONTO, Sept 3- Manulife Financial Corp said on Wednesday it has agreed to acquire the Canadian operations of Standard Life Plc for about C $4 billion in cash, in a deal that significantly expands the insurer's presence in Quebec.

  • TORONTO, Aug 7- Manulife Financial Corp unexpectedly hiked its dividend for the first time since the financial crisis on Thursday, as it reported quarterly profits that jumped on stronger financial markets but was just shy of analysts' expectations.

  • TORONTO, Aug 7- Manulife Financial Corp said on Thursday its second-quarter profit more than tripled due to a stronger performance by investments and other market-related factors, and Canada's biggest life insurer raised its dividend for the first time since 2009..

  • TORONTO, Aug 7- Manulife Financial Corp said on Thursday its second-quarter profit more than tripled due to a stronger performance by investments and other market-related factors, and Canada's biggest life insurer raised its dividend for the first time since 2009..

  • TORONTO, May 1- Manulife Financial Corp said on Thursday its first-quarter profit rose by more than 50 percent as a stronger investment performance and higher wealth management fees more than offset weaker insurance sales, but the results just missed analysts' estimates.

  • Manulife Financial profit jumps on investments Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 6:28 AM ET

    TORONTO, May 1- Manulife Financial Corp said on Thursday its first-quarter profit rose by more than 50 percent, helped by a stronger investment performance. Manulife, Canada's biggest life insurer, said net income attributed to shareholders was C $818 million, or 42 Canadian cents per share, compared with C $540 million, or 28 Canadian cents a share, a year earlier.

  • Citi picks AIA for Asia distribution deal Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 8:34 PM ET

    Citigroup has picked AIA as its partner in a deal that allows the insurer's products to be sold through the U.S. bank's network. The FT reports.

  • Manulife Financial: Asia prefers liquidity     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Robert Cook, President and CEO, Asia at Manulife Financial describes the "barbelling" approach that most Asian retail investors take when managing risk.

  • ECB Seen Joining Central Banks With Rate Cuts Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 8:46 PM ET

    With reassurances that the Fed will keep on easing, markets turn their attention to the European Central Bank Thursday, hoping for a rate cut.

  • Why Now Is the Time to Buy Long-Term Care Insurance Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    Long-term care insurance providers are hurting, and they are dreaming up new ways to share their pain with consumers. Here's how to cope.

  • Locked Down: Boston Funds Industry Works from Home Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:29 PM ET
    This was the scene on Federal Street in the Financial District.

    The streets of Boston's financial district, usually bustling, were empty on Friday as a virtual lockdown for a police manhunt disrupted the largest center for U.S. mutual funds and affected trading across markets.

  • *Debt crises in Europe and U.S. could hit markets. With debt crises in Europe and the United States pressuring stocks and threatening another severe market downturn, analysts say one or more of the insurers could cut profit targets when they start reporting results on Wednesday.

  • Manulife says Hurricane Sandy exposure is 'manageable' Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 9:33 PM ET

    TORONTO, Oct 30- Manulife Financial, one of North America's largest insurers, said its exposure to Hurricane Sandy was manageable and within its risk tolerance. Intact Financial, which is Canada's largest property& casualty insurer, said it has no exposure to the hurricane as it does not have any U.S. operations.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 29- The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to consider two appeals in a case weighing the ability of tens of millions of Americans to bring lawsuits over their retirement plans.

  • *TD Securities raises Sun Life Financial price target to C $28 from. *TD Securities raises Manulife Financial price target to C $15 from. *TD Securities raises Industrial Alliance price target to C $28 from.