T. Rowe Price Group Inc


  • NEW YORK, Nov 24- U.S. fund firms are taking extra measures to make sure they don't get stuck holding hard-to-sell bonds in the event that fixed income markets see a massive race to the exits when interest rates start to rise. Over the past few months a growing number of asset managers, including Neuberger Berman, Natixis Global Management and T. Rowe Price have been...

  • 2015 stock outlook: Good but not great, and bumpy Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks can keep climbing next year, tacking even more gains onto their phenomenal run of the last five-plus years. Just don't expect them to be as big-- or to come with as little heartburn-- as before. The economy is growing, and employers have added more than 200,000 jobs for nine straight months, the longest such streak since 1995. "Everything is pointing to...

  • BOSTON, Nov 3- Big mutual funds at T. Rowe Price Group and Fidelity Investments are the industry's largest holders of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd shares, according to recent fund disclosures. Alibaba's initial public offering in late September, the largest in history, has helped boost the performance of many fund managers, the data show. Alibaba's IPO initially...

  • BOSTON, Nov 3- Portfolios run by T. Rowe Price Group and Fidelity Investments are the largest mutual fund investors in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, according to recent fund disclosures. Alibaba's IPO in late September initially raised $21.8 billion, and its stock surged 38 percent in its stock market debut. Alibaba shares were up nearly 4 percent on Monday, trading...

  • BOSTON, Oct 17- Taking a page from his last job, Eaton Vance's new Chief Equity Investment Officer bets that reorganizing his analysts into new teams will boost performance. Since joining the Boston company in April from Goldman Sachs, Edward Perkin has regrouped Eaton Vance's 27 stock analysts into teams meant to develop investment ideas that match the...

  • *National Stock Exchange of India Ltd: India's biggest stock exchange is over 10 percent owned by nation's biggest lender State Bank of India. State Bank of India owns about 4.8 percent of BSE, while Central Bank of India and Bank of India also own about 1 percent each. State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda and Punjab National Bank each own 18.5 percent of the fund house.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- The hunt for dividend yield is pushing U.S. fund managers into an unproven new offshoot of the alternative energy industry. Notable buyers include the $29.3 billion BlackRock Equity Dividend Fund and the $9.2 billion T. Rowe Price Small-Cap Stock fund. "We see these as a way to get a decent yield now and high likelihood into the yield growing...

  • Oct 10- In changes that have raised the potential investment risks in many 401 retirement accounts, several major fund companies are increasing the stock allocation of their target date funds, which are used by many of those with such plans. BlackRock Inc, Fidelity Investments and Pacific Investment Management Co- all firms that have seen returns in their...

  • Oct 1- Houzz, an online platform for home remodelling and design, said it had closed a $165 million financing agreement to accelerate its expansion into international markets.

  • Sept 26- T. Rowe Price, the second largest shareholder in Allergan Inc, said on Friday that it wants the company to hold off on making major moves before a Dec. 18 special shareholder meeting, and criticized the board's corporate governance.

  • MALVERN, Pa., Sept 16- As U.S. investors race into Vanguard Group mutual and exchange-traded funds at breakneck speeds, the No. 1 mutual fund company's overseas operations have expanded at a comparative snail's pace.

  • LONDON, Aug 15- U.S. investors are withdrawing billions of dollars from European stocks as signs of a stalled economic recovery, compounded by the Ukraine crisis, halt the past year's scramble to buy back into the region.

  • BOSTON, Aug 14- Billionaire investor William Ackman, who often says he is flattered when others follow him into a stock he likes, was joined by several prominent hedge funds that made new bets on takeover target Allergan Inc during the second quarter.

  • Stern Advice-How to buy financial advice now Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 30- The financial advice business is changing dramatically in every aspect, from how advisers spend their time, to what they charge, to how they label and promote themselves.

  • *UAE and Qatar recently upgraded to emerging market status. LONDON, July 16- Despite their recent upgrade to the more mainstream emerging market league, United Arab Emirates and Qatar are considered risky enough by many investors that they still treat them like frontier markets.

  • Target date fund assets soar to $624 billion - study Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    BOSTON, June 24- Assets in target date funds rose 24 percent to $624 billion in 2013, a new report found, reflecting a surging stock market and how investors have flocked to the simplified retirement savings vehicles- often as their default choice.

  • The 800-pound gorilla in the cloud IPO room Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Arash Ferdowsi and Drew Houston, co-founders of Dropbox

    Dropbox has raised more than $1 billion in venture capital, the biggest bet that cloud-based collaboration is the future of the enterprise.

  • New York, June 13- The big retirement benefit consultants are facing increasing competition as financial advisers move in on their turf, according to Chip Castille, the head of BlackRock's U.S. retirement group.

  • NEW YORK, June 11- For U.S. mutual fund investors, this is shaping up to be a year when it pays to go small. In what mutual fund experts call a rarity, tiny funds with less than $100 million in assets under management are either leading or are among the top three or four best performers in every major U.S. stock category tracked by Morningstar for the year through June 10.

  • A takeover bid that caused much consternation didn't even go through after AstraZeneca PLC said "no thanks" to Pfizer Inc. in April. The episode caused Eric Sappenfield, co-manager of the John Hancock Global Shareholder Yield Fund, to turn cautious on Pfizer, although he still owns some.