Franklin Templeton takes single-stock options top spot

Counterparty Radar: Market for US mutual funds and ETFs expanded by $4 billion in Q3


Franklin Templeton added $3.9 billion in notional to its single-stock options book in the third quarter of 2022, overtaking BlackRock as the largest user of the instrument among US mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.

In aggregate, the sector pushed its combined positions up by $4 billion, reaching a $32 billion total. Fifty-eight managers added to their books and 63 reduced exposure, according to data compiled from filings made to the US Securities and Exchange Commission that have been

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