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State Street Investor Confidence Index rises 5.4 points in January

The State Street Investor Confidence Index posted an 86.8 reading in January, up from a revised reading of 81.4 in December, State Street Global Markets said Tuesday.

The index was developed by Harvard University professor Kenneth Froot and Paul O’Connell of State Street Associates. It seeks to measure investor confidence or risk appetite quantitatively by analyzing the actual buying and selling patterns of institutional investors.

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