Return dispersion among sectors can create opportunities for investors to pursue alpha, manage risk, or capture cyclical or thematic trends. As the world’s first and largest sector ETF provider,1 State Street SPDR ETFs provide targeted, efficient strategies that investors can use to express their views with precision across the business cycle.
Since launching the world’s first suite of sector ETFs in 1998, we have been committed to using our expertise in indexing, portfolio construction and liquidity management to provide efficient tools for executing sector investing strategies. We are one of the world’s largest asset managers, giving us the resources and ability to deliver scalable sector ETF solutions for investors of all sizes.
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Learn how investors are using sector ETFs to target opportunities created by return dispersion, manage risk through diversification, position for business cycles or express thematic market views.
We deliver differentiated ideas for how to act on opportunities created by sector return dispersion, as well as sectors’ varying correlations to the broader market and to each other.
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1State Street’s Select Sector ETFs were launched in 1998 and were the first sector ETFs to launch. Largest sector ETF provider is measured by AUM, Bloomberg Finance L.P., as of 9/30/2021.
2State Street Global Advisors, as of 9/30/2021.
3As measured over the preceding 180 days, Bloomberg Finance L.P., as of 09/30/2021.
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