• Business

    BlackRock Announces Product Updates to Seven iShares ETFs | Business & Finance

    NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 18, 2020– BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) today announced plans to make product updates to a total of seven iShares ETFs, including stock splits for five funds and benchmark changes for two funds, as part of an ongoing process to periodically review its product lineup. The stock splits for the five-iShares ETFs listed below will go into effect for shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 14, 2020, payable after the close of trading on October 16, 2020. These splits will lower the share price and increase the number of outstanding shares. The total value of shares outstanding is not affected by the split.…

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  • Health

    Inslee updates indoor fitness and training facility guidance

    Story  Gov. Jay Inslee today announced updated guidance for indoor fitness and training facilities as part of Washington’s Safe Start phased reopening plan.  Effective today, indoor fitness and training facilities are allowed to operate in Modified Phase 1 counties under Phase 2 guidance. This means that facilities like gyms, yoga studios, and indoor sports facilities can open for personal fitness and training, group fitness classes, and practice for certain low- and medium-contact sports. Occupancy is limited to ensure proper physical distancing, and masks are required. “As the seasons change and outdoor options for fitness and training becomes less accessible, it is important for Washingtonians across our state to have access to facilities…

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