Stewart Newnham and Anne-Sophie van Royen have joined State Street Corp. as strategists in the market and research analytics unit of its global trading and research business. Mr. Newnham was appointed a senior strategist, responsible for developing asset allocation research products based on State Streets research on the behavior of institutional investors. Prior to joining State Street, Mr. Newnham was head of currency research at Commerzbank. Ms. van Royen has been appointed a strategist and will develop research products based on the analysis of State Streets portfolio data flow. She spent the past year as a research officer at City University in London.