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State Street: DC plans better by default?

After seeing more than a decade of change in the role of defined contribution plans in the US, the pace of innovation will continue unabated as funds look to diversify their investment approach and improve fund structures, State Street Global Advisors predicts.
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Fiscal disunity mires euro as US$ buoys slightly

Conflicting social, political and economic priorities are fighting for dominance in the Eurozone, and managing director and head of currency management at SSgA, Collin Crownover, believes this is affecting the outlook for the currency, while the US dollar, in a relative sense, looks quite positive.

Risk-averse investors widen search for safe havens

While a flight to quality characterised the response of investors to the previous financial crisis, the latest figures on capital flows reveal that the new risk-off landscape could involve a wider search for safe havens, following the recent market tumble.
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Investors miss emerging opportunities post-crisis

The financial crisis and subsequent fiscal adjustments and deleveraging in developed markets has enhanced the case for emerging market investing, says global investment strategist and specialist in emerging markets at State Street Global Advisors, George Hoguet, but investors are not taking advantage of the complete opportunity set.

State Street launches research centre

State Steet’s newly launched research centre will look to provide long term strategic insights into the investment management industry,with an initial focus on regulatory changes, distribution, products, fees and technology.