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Manulife Financial Corp (MFC.TO)

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AltaGas Announces Its 2019 Balanced Funding Plan, Including Financial Outlook & Capital Plan
12:45pm GMT 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - AltaGas Ltd ::ALTAGAS ANNOUNCES ITS 2019 BALANCED FUNDING PLAN, INCLUDING FINANCIAL OUTLOOK AND CAPITAL PLAN.ALTAGAS LTD - APPROVAL HAS BEEN SECURED TO RESET MONTHLY DIVIDEND TO $0.08 PER COMMON SHARE OR $0.96 PER COMMON SHARE ANNUALLY.ALTAGAS LTD - ANTICIPATED 2019 NORMALIZED EARNINGS BEFORE INTEREST, TAXES, DEPRECIATION AND AMORTIZATION IN RANGE OF $1.2 - $1.3 BILLION.ALTAGAS LTD - SEES CAPITAL ALLOCATION OF APPROXIMATELY $1.3 BILLION IN 2019 IN PRIMARILY MIDSTREAM AND U.S. UTILITIES PROJECTS.ALTAGAS LTD - ANTICIPATED 2019 NORMALIZED FUNDS FROM OPERATIONS OF $850 - $950 MILLION.ALTAGAS LTD - INTENDS TO COMPLETE ADDITIONAL ASSET SALES OF APPROXIMATELY $1.5 - $2.0 BILLION IN 2019.ALTAGAS LTD - REACHED AN AGREEMENT FOR SALE OF ITS REMAINING INDIRECT EQUITY INTEREST OF APPROXIMATELY 55 PERCENT IN NORTHWEST HYDRO FACILITIES.ALTAGAS LTD - SALE OF EQUITY INTEREST OF APPROXIMATELY 55 PERCENT IN NORTHWEST HYDRO FACILITIES FOR APPROXIMATELY $1.39 BILLION.ALTAGAS LTD - ANTICIPATES DIVIDEND RESET WILL HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON ITS FINANCIAL FLEXIBILITY AND CREDIT PROFILE THROUGH 2023.ALTAGAS - CAPITAL INVESTMENT WILL BE FUNDED THROUGH ASSET SALES, CASH FROM OPERATIONS, DIVIDEND REINVESTMENT PLAN, SELECT FUTURE DEBT.ALTAGAS - SALE OF INTEREST IN NORTHWEST HYDRO FACILITIES ENTERED INTO WITH JV CO THAT IS CONTROLLED BY AXIUM INFRASTRUCTURE & MANULIFE FINANCIAL.  Full Article

Manulife Financial Says Will Launch Fall 2018 A Medical Marijuana Program In Canada
Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018 

July 31 (Reuters) - Manulife Financial Corp ::MANULIFE FINANCIAL SAYS WILL LAUNCH FALL 2018 A MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM IN CANADA, IN COLLABORATION WITH SHOPPERS DRUG MART CORPORATION.  Full Article

Manulife Announces Subordinated Green Bond Issue
Monday, 7 May 2018 

Manulife Financial Corp ::MANULIFE ANNOUNCES SUBORDINATED GREEN BOND ISSUE.MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP - INTENDS TO ISSUE $600 MILLION PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 3.317% FIXED/FLOATING SUBORDINATED DEBENTURES DUE MAY 9, 2028.MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP - DEBENTURES MATURE ON MAY 9, 2028.MANULIFE FINANCIAL - DEBENTURES TO BEAR INTEREST AT FIXED RATE OF 3.317% UNTIL MAY 9, 2023 AND THEREAFTER AT RATE OF 0.78% OVER THREE MONTH CDOR.  Full Article

Brooks Tingle Named President And CEO John Hancock Insurance
Monday, 29 Jan 2018 

Jan 29 (Reuters) - Manulife Financial Corp ::BROOKS TINGLE NAMED PRESIDENT AND CEO JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE.JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE SAYS NAMING BROOKS TINGLE PRESIDENT AND CEO OF JOHN HANCOCK INSURANCE​.  Full Article

Manulife says U.S. Tax Reform is Expected to Result in $1.9 Bln Charge in Q4
Friday, 22 Dec 2017 

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Manulife Financial Corp ::MANULIFE ANNOUNCES PORTFOLIO ASSET MIX CHANGES TO FREE UP CAPITAL, REDUCE RISK AND LOWER VOLATILITY IN ITS LEGACY BLOCKS, AND UPDATES ITS U.S. TAX REFORM GUIDANCE.U.S. TAX REFORM IS EXPECTED TO RESULT IN AN ESTIMATED $1.9 BILLION CHARGE IN Q4.DECISION TO CHANGE PORTFOLIO ASSET MIX EXPECTED TO RESULT IN CHARGE TO NET INCOME OF $0.50 PER SHARE IN Q4 .PORTFOLIO ASSET MIX CHANGES ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN AN ESTIMATED $1 BILLION CHARGE IN Q4.U.S. TAX REFORM IS EXPECTED TO BENEFIT ANNUAL EARNINGS BY APPROXIMATELY $250 MILLION BEGINNING IN 2018.PORTFOLIO ASSET MIX CHANGES EXPECTED TO FREE UP $2 BILLION OF CAPITAL OVER NEXT 12-18 MONTHS.PORTFOLIO ASSET MIX CHANGES WILL NEGATIVELY IMPACT CORE EARNINGS IN SHORT-TERM BY ABOUT $50 MILLION-$60 MILLION/YEAR AFTER-TAX.  Full Article

Manulife Financial Corp Files For Mixed Shelf Of Up To $5 Billion
Friday, 8 Dec 2017 

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Manulife Financial Corp ::MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP FILES FOR MIXED SHELF OF UP TO $5 BILLION– SEC FILING‍​.  Full Article

Manulife Announces Chair Transition And Succession
Friday, 8 Dec 2017 

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Manulife Financial Corp ::MANULIFE ANNOUNCES CHAIR TRANSITION AND SUCCESSION.MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP - APPOINTMENT OF JOHN M. CASSADAY AS VICE CHAIR, EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 7, 2017.MANULIFE FINANCIAL - CASSADAY, AS VICE CHAIR, WILL WORK WITH DEWOLFE IN MANAGING TRANSITION OF AFFAIRS OF BOARD UNTIL ANNUAL MEETING ON MAY 3, 2018.MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP - RICHARD DEWOLFE WILL RETIRE AS CHAIR OF BOARD IN MAY 2018.MANULIFE FINANCIAL - CASSADAY WILL BECOME CHAIR OF BOARD FOLLOWING ANNUAL MEETING ON MAY 3, 2018.  Full Article

Manulife reports Q3 core earnings per share of $0.53
Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Manulife Financial Corp :Manulife reports 3q17 net income of $1,105 million, core earnings of $1,085 million, double-digit sales and new business value growth in asia and the 31st consecutive quarter of positive net flows.Q3 earnings per share $0.54.Q3 core earnings per share $0.53.Manulife Financial Corp - ‍insurance sales of $1.1 billion in 3q17, an increase of 10% compared with 3q16​.Manulife Financial Corp - ‍reported other wealth sales of $1.9 billion in 3q17, in line with 3q16​.Manulife Financial - ‍generated net flows of $4.0 billion in wealth and asset management businesses in 3q17 compared with $2.7 billion in 3q16​.Manulife Financial Corp - qtrly premiums and deposits from insurance products $8,892 million versus $8,347 million.Manulife Financial - q3 results include provision of $240 million for estimated financial impact on property and casualty reinsurance business​.Manulife Financial Corp - assets under management and administration at quarter-end $1,006 billion versus $1,012 billion at prior quarter-end.Manulife - ‍completed annual review of actuarial methods and assumptions in q3, resulting in a net neutral impact​.Manulife - ‍core earnings in q3 included net insurance and annuity policyholder experience charges of $48 million post-tax​.Manulife Financial Corp - qtrly ‍core roe 10.6%, versus 9.8%​.Q3 earnings per share view c$0.52 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Manulife announces intention to redeem 7.768 pct medium term notes
Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017 

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Manulife Financial Corp :Manulife announces intention to redeem 7.768 pct medium term notes.Manulife Financial Corp - ‍intention to redeem all of its outstanding $600 million principal amount of 7.768 pct medium term notes due April 8, 2019 on Oct 6​.  Full Article

Dbs Group Holdings to sell 100% interest in Dbs China Square for about S$358 million
Friday, 10 Feb 2017 

Dbs Group Holdings Ltd : Sale Of 100% Interest In Dbs China Square Limited . Unit Dbs Bank agreed to sell its entire equity interest in Dbs China Square to an indirect unit of Manulife Financial Corporation for about s$358 million . Upon completion, sale is expected to contribute approximately s$350 million to consolidated net tangible assets and earnings of co .Sale is expected to be completed by end of march 2017.  Full Article

CANADA STOCKS-TSX flat as strong earnings help curb losses in energy stocks

Nov 8 Canada's main stock index remained flat on Thursday, as robust earnings by a handful of companies helped offset losses in energy shares.