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Luminex offers a wake-up call for dark-pool operators
trueTo U.S. dark-pool operators, the development of an exclusive managers-only trading venue, Luminex Trading & Analytics LLC, is a splash of cold water on the face of an industry that some managers believe has taken institutional investors for granted.
China Life hirings seen as launch of global manager opportunities
trueA group of global investment managers has garnered the first flurry of mandates from China's largest life insurer since regulators opened the door for offshore investments three years ago.
Market only driver of money manager AUM growth in '14
trueAssets under management for most publicly-traded money managers inched up in the fourth quarter after they declined nearly across the board in the third quarter.
For Vanguard, these are the best of times
trueVanguard Group Inc. on Jan. 20 surpassed State Street Global Advisors as the second-largest exchange-traded fund provider, a new milestone following a year that was filled with them.
SSgA's assets inch up 1.1% in quarter, climb 4.4% for year
trueState Street Global Advisors reported $2.448 trillion in assets under management as of Dec. 31, up 1.1% from three months earlier and up 4.4% from a year ago, said parent company State Street Corp.'s earnings announcement Friday.
Vanguard overtakes SSgA as second-largest ETF manager
trueVanguard Group surpassed State Street Global Advisors as the No. 2 exchange-traded fund provider, in terms of assets under management and overall market share.
SSgA taps Telstra Super vet to bolster institutional sales team in Melbourne
trueChris Artis joined State Street Global Advisors in Melbourne as a vice president of sales and distribution on the firm’s institutional sales team.
U.N. Joint Staff Pension Fund seeds low-carbon ETFs managed by BlackRock, SSgA
trueUnited Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund provided initial funding for two low-carbon exchange-traded funds, one launched by BlackRock and another by State Street Global Advisors.
Alaska Retirement board taps QMA, SSgA for $200 million each
trueAlaska Retirement Management Board hired Quantitative Management Associates to run $200 million in its market participation strategy.
Managers shifting to new reality of fixed income
trueThe fixed-income trading desks of larger money managers are setting prices of trades instead of discovering them while applying the electronic trading skills of their equity brethren to adapt to the changing nature of the secondary bond markets at a time of lower liquidity.
SSgA hires head of European distribution
trueRory Tobin was named head of European distribution at State Street Global Advisors.
AutoNation adds 3 investment options, target-date funds
trueAutoNation Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is adding three investment options and a new target-date fund lineup, and removing four investment options and its company stock fund in its 401(k) plan following a review by the company’s benefits committee.
Justice Department, SEC probe State Street over political contributions
trueThe Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating State Street Corp. concerning the custody bank's solicitation of business from public pension funds, including “at least one instance” when one of its consultants made political contributions during and after a public ...
SSgA's assets down 2.4% in quarter, up 8% for year
trueState Street Global Advisors had $2.421 trillion in assets under management as of Sept. 30, down 2.4% from three months earlier but up 8% from a year ago, said parent company State Street Corp.'s earnings announcement Friday.
SSgA appoints chief portfolio strategist
trueLori Heinel was named chief portfolio strategist at State Street Global Advisors.