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SPDR Bond Compass

Helping you to navigate the fixed income market.

With a 23-year track record of managing indexed fixed income strategies, and an average of more than 16 years’ experience, our team has the scale and knowledge to track target indices across all major regions, currencies and sectors.

State Street Global Advisors is entrusted with $403 billion in fixed income assets, managing 30+ currencies across 40 different countries1.

SPDR Bond Compass - Quarterly Report


Bond Compass


Access investor trends across $10 trillion of assets2 — more than 10% of the global bond market — and analysis of PriceStats' real-time inflation data against official government statistics across the globe.3 The industry's most comprehensive quarterly report on fixed income flows and holdings.

Fixed Income ETFs: Fact vs Fiction


Bond Compass

This report identifies and analyses the most common misconceptions associated with fixed income ETFs, including subjects such as: their performance compared to active managers (for mainstream and niche exposures), their implicit overweight to the most indebted companies, and impact on the overall bond market.

A Leader in Fixed Income

State Street Global Advisors 
A leader in fixed income index investing


23 Yrs

Track record managing indexed fixed income strategies



Amount in indexed fixed income assets 1



Fixed income index strategies

1 Source: BIG (Fund View), State Street Global Advisors as of 30 September 2019. Total Assets Under Management (AUM) is for Fixed Income assets managed by the Fixed Income Beta Solutions team only, exclusive of all cash and securities lending assets and fixed income portfolios managed by ISG. All calculations are unaudited and are in USD.

2 State Street Form 10-K, as of December 31, 2018. 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.

3 State Street Global Advisors, as of 30 June 2019.