From our roots as an indexing pioneer to our capabilities in active, smart beta, alternatives and ETFs, our clients’ investing challenges have served as a catalyst for our innovation for more than 40 years.
We work closely with investors and intermediaries to better understand their needs and objectives, and to develop thoughtful, precise solutions designed to help meet a wide range of investment goals.
State Street Global Advisors Established
State Street Corporation established State Street Global Advisors to provide institutional investment management services focused on equity indexing and cash. The new entity begins launching domestic and international equity index funds.
First US ETF – Now the World’s Oldest
Together with the American Stock Exchange, we launch an ETF to track the S&P 500, which is the first US-listed and still-largest ETF in the world.*
First Gold - Backed ETF in US
In partnership with the World Gold Council, we launch the first gold-backed ETF in the US.
Call for More Women on Boards with Launch of Fearless Girl
We place the Fearless Girl statue in NYC financial district symbolizing women who are taking charge today and inspiring the next generation of women leaders. At the same time, we call on companies to take intentional steps to increase the number of women on their corporate boards.
1 Diversification does not ensure a profit or guarantee against loss.
2 As of June 30, 2021.
*Image used with permission of NYSE Group, Inc. © 1993 NYSE Group, Inc. All rights reserved.) Pictured left to right: Harold McGraw III (McGraw Hill Publishing Co), James R. Jones (Chairman of the American Stock Exchange), Mr. Marshall N. Carter (CEO of State Street Corp).
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