State Street appoints Neil Macdonald as Asia Pacific Head of Asset Managers Segment

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State Street Corporation has announced that it has appointed Neil Macdonald as head of the Asset Managers Segment in Asia Pacific, effective May 14, 2021. In this newly created role, Macdonald will lead State Street’s engagement strategy for asset manager clients in Asia Pacific, including strategic direction, solutions structuring and will be responsible for the

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State Street expands MediaStats Indicator Offering with new Bitcoin thematic indicator

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State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) has announced the launch of a new Bitcoin Thematic Indicator series to help contextualize the rising popularity of Bitcoin and how it is impacting more traditional financial markets. The series quantifies media coverage of Bitcoin, measuring the intensity or prevalence relative to all news of the day, as well as the

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Counting down to 100 Days

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The last 12 months have been ones of extreme change and adaption. Covid-19 changed the landscape on a number of fronts. Working from home became business as usual, social distancing became the norm and restrictions on travel both domestically and internationally took hold. As well as dealing with the domestic and global implications of Covid-19,

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State Street and S&P Global Trucost Announce ESG Strategic Engagement

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State Street (NYSE:STT) has announced a strategic engagement with S&P Global Trucost that brings together State Street’s newly announced ESG Risk Analytics and Reporting capabilities and Trucost’s highly regarded climate data and analytics. The agreement will allow State Street to overlay Trucost’s data intelligence on the risks and opportunities of climate change to build on

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State Street to establish first ESG Securities lending commingled cash collateral reinvestment strategy

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State Street Corporation has announced its intention to establish its Agency Lending Program’s first Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) aware commingled cash collateral reinvestment strategy. The Agency Lending team of State Street Global Markets has partnered with State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation, to provide securities lending clients

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Shift to managed accounts accelerates

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State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) together with Investment Trends have issued a new report revealing financial planners are allocating more wealth into managed accounts than ever before, freeing them up to develop better client relationships and reduce administration time. The latest SPDR ETFs / Investment Trends

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Investor confidence increased in March by 2.0 Points to 93.9

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State Street Global Markets has released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index® (ICI) for March 2021. The Global Investor Confidence Index increased to 93.9, up 2.0 points from February’s revised reading of 91.9. The increase in Investor Confidence was driven by the European ICI, which rose 12.6 points to 90.7, and the

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State Street Digitises Investor Onboarding for Transfer Agency Clients in Australia

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State Street Corporation has announced the appointment of Australia’s LAB Group to introduce electronic investor onboarding capabilities for its fund manager clients in Australia, using LAB Group’s platform. With LAB Group’s platform, the customer onboarding experience for State Street clients will be significantly enhanced. It will accelerate investor registration and enable electronic identity verification for

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Lonsec recommends State Street Climate ESG International Equity Fund and SPDR E200

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State Street Global Advisors, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced that research house, Lonsec, has awarded two of State Street Global Advisors’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds with ‘Recommended’ ratings. SPDR® S&P®/ ASX 200 ESG Fund (Ticker: E200) SPDR’s ESG ETF — E200 — listed on the ASX

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ESG is moving into the mainstream but challenges persist

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State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) has published major new research outlining the key push and pull factors for environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles adoption across 300 institutional investors globally[1] . Top push factors – drivers of ESG adoption – include a need to meet fiduciary

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