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State Street adds global macro specialist


State Street Global Advisors, the investment management business of State Street Corporation, has appointed Michael Ho to chief investment officer for its active emerging markets equities and global macro capabilities. The new global macro capability will also benefit SSARIS Advisors, the firm’s hedge fund arm.

Ho, who will be based in Boston, joins SSgA from Mellon Capital Management where he oversaw all investments as chief investment officer, responsible for approximately $220 billion in assets under management, spanning all investment disciplines including global tactical asset allocation, currency, quantitative equity, active and passive fixed income and index equity strategies.