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State Street SPDR Market Update

May 19, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Join us with Robert Forsyth, Head of SPDR Americas Client Enablement Group at State Street Global Advisors, to discuss recent markets, including:

  • ETF behavior and trading during market stress
  • What are the NAV vs Market prices telling us
  • Areas of the market that had abnormal behavior
  • What have we learned



Robert Forsyth
Head of SPDR Americas


Mr. Forsyth is the Head of SPDR Americas Client Enablement Group within the Global SPDR Business of State Street Global Advisors. The Client Enablement Group includes the SPDR Research, Data & Analytics, Chief Investment Strategy, ETF Strategist, and Practice Management organizations. The Client Enablement Group provides thought leadership and market commentary. They also provide in depth expertise on portfolio construction, conduct portfolio reviews, as well as consult with clients on investment topics. Rob was previously the Head of SPDR Americas Investment Strategy Team and responsible for all SPDR Sub-Advisory relationships. Prior to joining SSGA in January 2014, Mr. Forsyth spent ten years at UBS Wealth Management Americas, most recently as the Head of Exchange Traded Products and Derivatives managing all sales and trading of futures, options, ETFs, ETNs and UITs. Mr. Forsyth was the UBS Financial Services Options, Futures and Swaps Principal. Prior to that, Mr. Forsyth was the Product Manager of Exchange Traded Funds and Notes. Mr. Forsyth received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Fairfield University and is series 3, 4, 7, 63 and 66 licensed.