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The $2.5 trillion investment giant behind Fearless Girl has been voting against gender and diversity resolutions. Here’s why.

A recent report noted that State Street Global Advisors, the $US2.5 trillion investment firm behind Fearless Girl and the SHE Gender Diversity exchange-traded fund, has been voting against gender and diversity shareholder resolutions. In this op-ed, Rakhi Kumar, Head of ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship at State Street Global Advisors, […]
The $2.5 trillion investment giant behind Fearless Girl has been voting against gender and diversity resolutions. Here’s why.
Markets

Bank stocks surge after the Federal Reserve raises rates

Bank stocks rose following news that the Federal Reserve had raised interest rates. The Federal Reserve voted to increase rates by 25 basis points, marking the sixth rate hike since 2015. Bank stocks were lifted by news that the Federal Reserve had raised rates yet again. The Federal Reserve voted […]
Bank stocks surge after the Federal Reserve raises rates
Markets

State Street: Global risk appetite and stock buying surged in March

The recovery in commodity and stock markets has been accompanied by a recovery in investor confidence and risk appetite, the latest release of the State Street Global Exchange Investor Confidence Index (ICI) shows. “The Global ICI increased to 114.6, up 8.0 points from February’s revised reading of 106.6 State,” Street […]
State Street: Global risk appetite and stock buying surged in March
Markets

STATE STREET: Why the rules have changed

The wild ride of markets that has kicked off 2016 is set to continue, and the “volatility of volatility is rising”. That’s the ominous warning from Kevin D. Anderson, State Street Global Advisor’s head of investments for the Asia-Pacific region. Speaking in Sydney this week, Anderson highlighted six factors that […]
STATE STREET: Why the rules have changed
Markets

STATE STREET: Investors aren’t worried by January’s selloff – yet

Despite kicking off 2016 with one of the worst starts for global markets in years, January’s market ructions have hardly bothered the world’s top money managers. That’s the message in the latest release of the State Street Global Exchange (SSGX) Investor Confidence Index (ICI) which decreased just 1.7 points to […]
STATE STREET: Investors aren’t worried by January’s selloff – yet