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Working with Northern Trust you get an asset manager who listens first and then provides expertise tailored to the complex challenges you face. You get a level of client dedication and collaboration you can’t find anywhere else. And stability anchored by renowned integrity. All of which is why thoughtful investors worldwide are making Northern Trust their asset manager of choice.

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Northern Trust Issues Request for Information for Emerging Broker-Dealers

Northern Trust has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to identify equity and fixed-income emerging broker-dealers to provide trade execution services for its multi-asset class investment management business, Northern Trust Asset Management. RFI responses are due to Northern Trust by 5 p.m. Central Time on Friday, May 30, 2014.


April 23, 2014
Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has received awards for fund administration, hedge fund administration, transition management, and broker-dealer service from Custody Risk magazine, which recognizes the outstanding achievers in the securities services industry with its Americas Awards 2014. Transition management and hedge fund administration received awards for the third consecutive year from the magazine.

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Investment Strategy Commentary on Commodities and China - April 2014

Read our analysis of global commodities markets.

Doing Good and Doing Well

In this paper our analysts look at how incorporating quality can improve your ESG strategy [PDF].

Global Equity Bulletin - Fourth Quarter 2013

Read our analysis of global equity news for the fourth quarter 2013.


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Understanding the Quality Phenomenon

In this paper, Mike Hunstad takes a look at the conflicting definitions of quality and compares the volatility and returns [PDF].


Market Commentary

Volatility Happens

Northern Trust’s Chief Investment Strategist, Jim McDonald, encourages investors to focus less on volatility protection and instead focus on understanding their volatility sensitivity in his latest report, Volatility Happens.'">

U.S. Economic Outlook

April 8, 2014

Spring brings green shoots'">

Economic Commentary

April 18, 2014

  • In a currency war, everyone loses
  • Should monetary policy be coordinated across countries?
  • The International Monetary Fund is at a crossroads

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Jim McDonald: Is the canary in the coal mine getting woozy? - April 21, 2014

Overall market volatility has picked up, and high-flying stocks have taken a beating. Is the market signaling a deteriorating investing outlook?

Fed Tapering Impact: Lessons for Emerging Markets - Carl Tannenbaum: The View from Here (April 2014)


Northern Trust’s chief economist discusses the effect of the Fed’s tapering on emerging markets, what emerging markets can do to regain stability, the possibility of a global contagion, and key indicators to monitor in this sector.