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Firms go extra mile to help marathon bombing victims
Money managers in Boston stepped up to the plate to contribute to One Fund Boston, created by the city of Boston and the state of Massachusetts to assist families of the three people killed in the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings and the scores who were severely injured.
Lincoln National revamps DC investment options
Lincoln National Corp., Radnor, Pa., is overhauling investment options of its two 401(k) plans and its money purchase plan.
PIMCO's Total Return ETF is an exception
PIMCO's Total Return ETF has seen a healthy percentage gain in assets from inflows since the start of the year, and though it lags the amount flowing into its larger mutual fund sibling, the numbers show the 13-month-old exchange-traded fund is finding its own niche.
SSgA's assets rise 4.3% in quarter, 9.9% in year
State Street Global Advisors had $2.176 trillion in assets under management as of March 31, up 4.3% from the prior quarter and 9.9% higher than the previous year.
Boston managers eye security in wake of marathon bombing
Money managers in Boston were monitoring the security situation Monday following explosions that rocked the end of the Boston Marathon.
Big-name asset managers work to grab snippets of ETF pie
Although an oligopoly of three money managers dominates 84% of the U.S. market for exchange-traded funds, the relative newcomers to this fast-growing investment segment are capitalizing on their brand names and existing strengths as competitive advantages.
SSgA names new chief risk officer
Maria Dwyer was named chief risk officer at State Street Global Advisors.She replaces Jacques Longerstaey, who left SSgA in September, said Alicia Curran Sweeney, spokeswoman. Fredrik Gjerstad, senior vice president and global head of investment risk, had been interim chief risk officer. Mr.
Sodexo chooses SSgA target-date family as default option in 401(k) plan
Sodexo Inc., Gaithersburg, Md., added a State Street Global Advisors target-date fund family as investment options in its 401(k) plan.
SSgA's AUM climbs 13% in 2012; ETFs up 38%
State Street Global Advisors had $2.089 trillion in assets under management as of Dec. 31, up 1.2% from three months earlier and 13.2% higher than the end of 2011.
Fees, indexes take center stage in ETF competition
Liquidity and cost trump all other benefits of exchange-traded funds for institutional investors. Yet the basic attributes of these rapidly growing category of products also have large investors shying away from most areas of index and asset class innovation — where costs are higher and trading is
Supreme Court shuns State Street's effort to halt GM stock lawsuit
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed an effort by State Street Bank & Trust to stop a class-action lawsuit claiming that it had breached its fiduciary duty by failing to sell General Motors Corp. stock in the firm's 401(k) plans before the company began Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
State Street CFO to retire in 2013
Edward J. Resch, executive vice president and chief financial officer of State Street Corp., will retire in 2013.
Managers keeping close eye on new storm
Money managers from New Jersey to Maine are watching closely as the nasty Nor'easter swirls closer to the East Coast.
State Street Global Advisors crosses $2 trillion asset threshold
State Street Global Advisors reported $2.065 trillion in assets under management as of Sept. 30, up 8.2% from the previous quarter and up 11.3% from the previous year, according to parent company State Street Corp.'s third-quarter earnings report Tuesday.
Report details State Street overcharges on Irish transition assignment - Pensions & Investments
Ireland's €13.4 billion ($17.3 billion) National Pension Reserve Fund, Dublin, was charged 5.5 times the fee it contracted with transition manager State Street Bank Europe for a 2011 assignment involving €4.7 billion in NPRF assets, according to a report Thursday by Ireland's comptroller and ...