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SSGA expands responsible investment strategy
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 24 OCT 2016
... Australia ex Tobacco ex Controversial Weapons Index. Medibank Private has provided a $170 million seed investment for the new SSGA fund, eliminating tobacco investment from its entire $2.4 billion portfolio as international equities were the final asset ...
Global equities tease income opportunity
KERRIE SYDEE  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAY 2016
... income portfolio. This a view presented by SPDR ETFs in a white paper released by State Street Global Advisors Australia (SSGA). The paper said investors should consider global equity income strategies if they wish to escape poor returns from historically ...
Advisers beware the uncomfortable truth of the ageing brain
MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAY 2016
... decline as we age. What's more, broaching the sensitive topic can be difficult for advisers and clients alike. According to SSGA, ageing demographics mean that cognitive decline is set to become one of the most challenging intergenerational issues facing ...
Instos turn to smart beta in low-return world: SSGA
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2016
... whether they can achieve objectives through traditional investment models in the current lower-for-longer return environment," SSGA head of investments, Asia-Pacific Kevin Anderson said. "Not only does this challenge traditional, strategic asset allocation ...
SSGA restructure sees distribution head depart
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 14 APR 2016
... head of distribution for Australia and New Zealand has departed following a management restructure. Peter Mitchell joined SSGA in 2011 and was responsible for institutional and retail investment solutions, covering ETFs, absolute return and active and ...
State Street acquires GE Asset Management
KERRIE SYDEE  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2016
... for a total purchase price of up to $485 million. The acquisition is expected to increase State Street Global Advisor's (SSGA) assets under management by approximately $100 billion upon closing. The deal will add new alternative capabilities to SSGA ...
State Street SHE Index aimed at capitalising on diversity
WHITNEY FITZSIMMONS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2016
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has launched the SPDR SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETF which is aimed at tracking the performance of US companies with female leaders. Operating under the ticker SHE, the index, which is currently only available to ...
SSGA Aussie equity fund added to Asgard platform
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAR 2016
... Australian equity fund has been added to the Asgard eWRAP platform. The benchmark-unaware Australian equity fund is managed by SSGA's active quantitative equity team, and has achieved a total 10.69% return over five years (net of fees). It is also available ...
Plato appoints senior manager for Global Shares Fund
MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2016
... all developed and emerging market equity products. Before that Pennell has also worked for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) in Sydney and London. In Sydney, he worked in the global structured products group as a senior investment manager. He was responsible ...
Core holdings will be lacklustre in 2016: SSGA
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2016
The core of every investor's portfolio is going to be lacklustre in 2016, said State Street Global Advisers head of investments Kevin Anderson at the Financial Standard Chief Economists Forum in Sydney. The markets expert said investors need to make ...
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