SPDR Bond Compass Q2 2021
The SPDR Bond Compass provides unique insight into the fixed income market via a snapshot of both fixed income flows and holdings indicators1, extracted from a wider data set that represents $10 trillion of assets2, and PriceStats®, an innovative inflation tool tracking daily price changes of millions of online items.
This report identifies and analyses the seven most common misconceptions associated with fixed income ETFs, including their impact on the overall bond market, their performance compared to active managers (for mainstream and niche exposures) and their implicit overweight to the most indebted companies.
With four decades of experience meeting complex client needs and 22 years of managing indexed fixed income, State Street Global Advisors manages $2.95 trillion3in client assets, which makes us the third largest asset manager in the world.
1 The fixed income flows and holdings indicators produced by State Street Global Markets, the investment, research and trading division of State Street Corporation, are based on aggregated and anonymized custody data provided to it by State Street, in its role as custodian. State Street Global Advisors does not have access to the underlying custody data used to produce the indicators.
2 Source: State Street Form 10-K, as of 30 December 2020.
3AUM reflects approximately $44.8 billion USD (as of 31 March 2021), with respect to which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) serves as marketing agent; SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.