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  1. SSgA records 4.2% hike in AUM for quarter

    trueState Street Global Advisors had $2.48 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, up 4.2% from three months earlier and 15.6% higher than a year ago, said parent company State Street Corp.'s earnings announcement Tuesday.

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  1. GPIF details active equity tally in year of big changes

    trueJapan's ¥126.6 trillion ($1.25 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund, Tokyo, in an annual report released July 4, provided a snapshot of leading asset gatherers in a year of extensive changes to the pension giant's external manager lineup.

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  2. Navigating the fixed-income market: The calm before the storm

    trueThere are no safe harbors at present in fixed-income investing.

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  3. UBS hires head of liquidity for EMEA

    trueJames Finch joined UBS Global Asset Management as head of global liquidity management in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, a spokesman said.

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  4. Northern Trust in assets up 1% for quarter, rise 15% for year

    trueNorthern Trust Corp reported total assets under management of $924.4 billion for the quarter ending June 30, a 1% increase from the previous quarter but up 15% from a year earlier.

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  5. Global AUM reaches record high of $68.7 trillion — Boston Consulting Group

    trueGlobal assets under management grew to a record $68.7 trillion as of Dec. 31, up 13% from a year earlier, said a report from Boston Consulting Group.

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  6. Northern Trust chooses new president of institutional

    trueMichael G. O'Grady was named president of corporate and institutional services at Northern Trust Corp. on Tuesday.

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  7. BofA: Managers optimistic on global equities

    trueFund managers’ outlook on equity markets improved in July, said Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s monthly fund manager survey.

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  8. Eurozone still in recession

    trueDuring the second half of the 1990s, the looming introduction of the euro led to a sharp drop in borrowing costs among the peripheral economies of the eurozone. That boosted their economies and the region’s overall economy. The Italian unemployment rate fell to 5.8% in 2007 from its 1998 peak of ...

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  9. UBS taps former BlackRock GTAA managing director

    truePhilip Brides was named senior portfolio manager for asset allocation and currency in the U.S. at UBS Global Asset Management.

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  10. Principal Global adds institutional sales director for Korea

    trueHee Jai “Brian” Shin joined Principal Global Investors in Hong Kong as a director and head of institutional sales for the Korean market.

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  11. State Street reaches $60 million settlement over shareholder lawsuit

    trueState Street Corp. has reached a $60 million settlement on a class-action lawsuit led by the $24 billion Mississippi Public Employees' Retirement System, Jackson, and Union Asset Management Holding AG, regarding its foreign-exchange trading services.

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  12. Kansas City Police funds nearing global fixed-income hire

    trueKansas City (Mo.) Police Employees' Retirement System will likely hire its first global fixed-income manager next month

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  13. Developed equities outside the U.S. see biggest ETP flows through June

    trueGlobal exchange-traded product flows through June 30 totaled $123.9 billion, up 24.6% from $99.4 billion through the first six months of 2013, according to BlackRock's monthly ETP Landscape report.

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