Strategies & Capabilities

Fixed Income

Objective Thinking Yields Innovative Solutions

We are well equipped to address the most complex challenges in fixed income. Across all strategies, sectors and regions, investors rely on us to deliver objective thinking, innovative solutions, quantitative rigor and precise execution.

Our Expertise

$850B+Total Fixed Income AUM



Across indexing, active, factor-based, currency and cash management

Institutional Clients


Spanning 50 countries

Trading Volume in 2018


Plus $1.2T in currency and $19.6T in cash

As of June 30, 2019

Why Us?

Objective Thinking

We bring multiple perspectives  —  spanning indexing, active, factor-based, currency and cash management  —  and the resources of the world’s third-largest asset manager to bear for every client.

Innovative Solutions

Our ability to combine various return sources with efficiency and transparency allows us to meet the needs of investors focused on liability-driven investing (LDI) and other outcome-oriented approaches.

Precise Execution

From emerging markets to high-yield  —  and everything in between  —  we seek to use our implementation and trading skill to minimize execution risk and transaction costs.

Solving Complex Challenges

Investors, governments and other market participants rely on us to bring new perspectives and innovative solutions to fixed income’s greatest challenges.


Create world’s first ETFs


Launch aggregate index offering

Launch aggregate sub-components


Launch US High-Yield Indexed strategy

Launch Indexed Asian Local Bond strategy (including onshore China)

Launch first ESG fixed income mandate


Assist US Treasury and ECB following financial crisis

Launch specially crafted LDI fixed income funds

Launch US Convertible Bond Indexed ETF


Launch Indexed Local EM Bond Fund 

Launch factor-driven fixed income strategies


Launch Multi-Factor EM Bond strategy

Launch Quality Growth EM Currency strategy

Launch Low-Carbon Corporate Bond strategy

Important Disclosure: ETFs managed by State Street Global Advisors have the oldest inception dates within the US, Hong Kong, Australia, and Singapore. State Street Global Advisors launched the first ETF in the US on January 22, 1993; launched the first ETF in Hong Kong on November 11, 1999; launched the first ETF in Australia on August 24, 2001; and launched the first ETF in Singapore on April 11, 2002.

Meet the Team

We have more than 140 dedicated fixed income professionals globally. Each of our strategies is backed by teams focused on quantitative analysis, trading, investment and liquidity risk, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration.

Matt Steinaway, CFA

Global Chief Investment Officer

Ramu Thiagarajan, PhD

Global Head of Fixed Income, Cash & Currency Research

Matthew Nest, CFA

Global Head of Macro Strategies

Pia McCusker

Global Head of Cash Management

Venky Venkataramani, CFA

Global Head of Fixed Income Beta

Our Latest Thinking

Low Yields In Historical Context: Breaking The Narrative Of Rising Rates

After more than a decade of persistently lower fixed income yields, is it time to challenge the perception that interest rates can return to 'normal' levels in the near future?

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