Social issues, climate change lead State Street Global Advisors’ asset stewardship agenda

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State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced the release of its Annual Stewardship Report, showcasing the results of its annual stewardship activities, highlighting year-to-date progress, and identifying key focus areas into 2020. “Stewardship is integral to our investment approach because we regard it is an essential […]

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State Street Global Advisors release mid-year global market outlook: Look beyond the noise as cycle extends

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State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) yesterday published its 2019 Mid-Year Global Market Outlook, providing a medium-term forecast for global markets. While trade risks have come sharply into focus in recent months, we continue to see room for moderate global economic growth given the Fed’s more accommodative […]

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State Street Global Advisors now offering ETF Model Portfolios through Praemium

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State Street Global Advisors, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), has announced it has partnered with leading Managed Accounts platform Praemium to offer a suite of new exchange-traded fund (ETF) Model Portfolios. The ETF Model Portfolios available on the Praemium platform include a range of riskbased ETF Model Portfolios – moderate, […]

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State Street Global Advisors launches suite of ETF Model Portfolios for the Australian market

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State Street Global Advisors, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) has announced the launch of a new suite of Model Portfolios powered by exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for Australian investors. The ETF Models, managed by State Street Global Advisors Investment Solutions Group, will be made available to financial and dealer groups via […]

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State Street says Brexit uncertainty keeps UK growth below trend

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With trade deals stalling it’s easy to forget about Brexit. However, Europe needs careful consideration and due attention. While there are signs of Eurozone stabilisation, political uncertainty, especially around Brexit, persists. If Mrs May’s Brexit deal/ a parliamentary consensus is agreed before European Parliament elections towards the end of May, the Bank of England may […]

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Managed accounts usage in Australia has almost doubled but education still lacking

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State Street Global Advisors, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation yesterday launched a new SPDR ETFs/Investment Trends report revealing that, while the number of financial planners who recommended managed accounts has almost doubled in the last five years[1] , more than 80 percent of potential users say they have basic or no understanding […]

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US midterms may breed a lame duck

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With our overall asset class views still favouring growth assets driven by positive views in particular for US equities, the US midterms on November 6th have the potential to upset the apple cart. However, with midterm elections just weeks away, our view is that we are entering a bit of a lame duck period in […]

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State Street Global Advisors defines the formula for retirement happiness

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State Street Global Advisors, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), has announced that it has defined a ‘formula for retirement happiness.’ In a new research paper, entitled The Global Retirement Reality Report: The Happiness Formula, State Street Global Advisors compares objective rankings of various retirement systems with qualitative results from a […]

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State Street Global Advisors reports Fearless Girl’s Impact: More than 300 companies have added female directors

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State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), has announced its latest impact figures for the Fearless Girl campaign, demonstrating continued progress for the firm’s gender diversity asset stewardship programs in the US, UK, Australia, Japan, Canada and continental Europe. Since the introduction of Fearless Girl in 2017, more […]

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Tracking the Alpha Female – six techniques financial advisers can employ when working with female investors

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In line with International Women’s Day, State Street Global Advisors’ SPDR ETF business has released its Tracking the Alpha Female whitepaper, which explores six techniques financial advisers can employ when working with female investors. Overview Despite now controlling $11 trillion in investable assets, 39% of women in the US still feel misunderstood by the investment […]

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