The $3.15 trillion asset manager has named a new head of Asia via an internal promotion as part of a round of layoffs and following reports that the firm may be sold off.
With oil-producing countries hit hard by the crude price crash, their state institutions will have to dump liquid assets and, by default, raise private market allocations, say industry experts.
The region’s asset owners want to add internal ESG professionals as part of a broader effort to engage with the factors, according to a new SSGA survey.
Many institutional investors are seriously considering adding fixed income ETFs to their portfolios. Here in our second instalment we continue to dispel some myths about the investment vehicle.
The growth of fixed income ETF instruments has been robust, so it’s of little surprise investors have concerns over the risks entailed. Here we dispel a few myths about the investment vehicle.
State Street Global Advisors' Asia Pacific head of fixed income, Kheng-Siang Ng explains why index approaches are gaining popularity among investors.
For investors, this asset class offers the prospect of higher yields and exposure to the region's favourable growth characteristics, according to Matthew Arnold of State Street Global Advisors.
The changing landscape in the $6 trillion sovereign wealth fund segment has big implications for global asset allocation, including a potential shift back into bonds, finds new research.
With the precious metal increasingly included in multi-asset strategies, Robin Tsui of SSGA looks at key questions for investors.
Kheng Siang Ng of State Street Global Advisors talks through the key drivers for Asia's bond markets this year and identifies opportunities and risks for investors.
Investment specialists discuss portfolio positioning at a time when strong growth has left stock valuations looking stretched.
The $1 trillion state institution aims to radically revamp its bond benchmark in a move that has raised eyebrows. It came soon after some startling comments from the CEO.