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03/13/2014 State Street Global Advisors Launches IJNK, New SPDR International Bond ETF Broadens Global High Yield Exposure for Investors State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT), today announced the launch of the SPDR Barclays International High Yield Bond ETF (Symbol: IJNK). It is designed to provide investors with access to high yield corporate bonds outside the US, which may have lower correlations and default rates to comparable domestic options. The newest SPDR ETF began trading on NYSE Arca on March 13, 2014.
02/27/2014 State Street Global Advisors' New Short-Term TIPS SPDR ETF Seeks to Offer Inflation Protection for a Rising Rate Environment State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today announced the SPDR Barclays 0-5 Year TIPS ETF (Symbol: SIPE) began trading on the NYSE Arca on February 27, 2014. The SPDR Barclays 0-5 Year TIPS ETF gives investors a potential opportunity to protect their portfolios from inflation and diversify their fixed income allocations to prepare for rising interest rates. It adds to investors¿ options in the SPDR fixed income product suite in a short-term TIPs offering.
01/09/2014 State Street Global Advisors and MFS Launch Actively Managed Equity ETFs as Investors Look for Portfolio Resiliency Through Full Market Cycles State Street Global Advisors (State Street), the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) and MFS Investment Management, an active global asset manager, today announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on exchange traded product development. Three new ETFs developed through this partnership, SPDR MFS Systematic Core Equity ETF (Symbol: SYE), SPDR MFS Systematic Value Equity ETF (Symbol: SYV) and SPDR MFS Systematic Growth Equity ETF (Symbol: SYG) began trading on NYSE Arca on January 9, 2014. These ETFs offer MFS' disciplined stock selection and portfolio construction process in an exchange traded fund (ETF) structure.
12/05/2013 State Street Global Advisors SPDR® MSCI Beyond BRIC ETF Offers Exposure to Smaller Emerging Market Economies New ETF Allows for Diversification and Access to Emerging Market Growth Opportunities
10/10/2013 Main Investors Increasingly Concerned About Interest Rate Risk, Look to Short Term Instruments in Search for Yield* State Street Global Advisors Launches Ultra Short Term Bond ETF as the category captures more than $9 billion year to date
07/09/2013 New ETF Benchmark Changes from SSgA Feed Investor Appetite for Increased Access to US Equity Market - Offers New Small Cap ETF and Benchmark Change for Three SPDR ETFs State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)*, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT), today announced the availability of the SPDR Russell 2000 ETF (Symbol: TWOK), which began trading on NYSE Arca on July 09, 2013, and changes to the indexes, names and tickers of three US equity SPDR ETFs effective the same date. The three SPDR ETFs will seek to track Russell Indexes that provide comprehensive coverage of each underlying market segment. Russell captures 72 percent of the market share for all US institutional equity products reporting a benchmark.
05/30/2013 New State Street Global Advisors ETFs Aimed at Providing Clients with Income and Inflation Protection State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)*, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT), today announced the availability of the SPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF (Symbol:WDIV) and the SPDR Barclays 1-10 Year TIPS ETF (Symbol:TIPX). The SPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF is designed to provide investors with precise exposure to both developed and emerging market dividend paying companies, through a globally diversified income portfolio strategy. The SPDR Barclays 1-10 Year TIPS ETF is designed to provide investors with access to U.S. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS). Both funds began trading on NYSE Arca on May 30, 2013.
04/04/2013 SSgA Partners with GSO / Blackstone to Bring First Actively Managed Senior Loan ETF to Market State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)*, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT), today announced that the SPDR Blackstone / GSO Senior Loan exchange traded fund (ETF) (Symbol:SRLN) began trading on the NYSE Arca on April 4, 2013. Developed by SSgA and GSO Capital Partners LP, the global credit business of The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), one of the world¿s largest alternative asset managers, the SPDR Blackstone / GSO Senior Loan ETF is the first actively managed ETF to provide exposure to senior loans.
02/21/2013 State Street Unveils Low Volatility SPDR® Exchange Traded Funds Offering Targeted Exposure to Small and Large Cap Equities State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)*, the asset management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced the availability of the SPDR Russell 2000® Low Volatility ETF (Symbol: SMLV) and the SPDR Russell 1000® Low Volatility ETF (Symbol: LGLV). Designed to provide investors with exposure to small and large cap equities while managing risk, both funds began trading on the NYSE Arca on February 21, 2013.
01/29/2013 The First ETF Turns 20: Innovation That Leveled the Playing Field for All Investors Reaches New Milestone State Street Global Advisors Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the SPDR® S&P 500® ETF
10/25/2012 State Street Global Advisors Launches Pair of SPDR® Tilt ETFs New SPDR ETFs Designed to Provide Precise Access to Value and Momentum Stocks
07/19/2012 State Street Global Advisors' Fixed Income SPDR ETFs Receive NAIC Designations State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)*, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced that 27 fixed income SPDR® Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have received risk-based capital (RBC) designations from the Securities Valuation Office (SVO) of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).
06/26/2012 State Street Global Advisors Issues Mid Year ETF & Investment Outlook State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation, today released a new report titled, 2012 ETF & Investment Outlook: Sinking or Swimming?, which focuses on developments shaping market performance and the Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) industry during the first half of 2012 and provides an updated investment outlook for the remainder of the year.
06/19/2012 State Street Global Advisors Launches New Fixed Income SPDR® ETFs State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)*, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced that the SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch Crossover Corporate Bond ETF (Symbol: XOVR) and the SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch Emerging Markets Corporate Bond ETF (Symbol: EMCD) began trading on the NYSE Arca on June 19, 2012.
04/26/2012 State Street Global Advisors Launches Actively Managed SPDR® ETFs Suite of Three Fund-of-Funds Designed to Take Advantage of Market Inefficiencies

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