State Street Corp., Boston, has taken a $279 million net charge after taxes for the fourth quarter to establish a reserve designed to address costs related to active fixed-income strategies exposed to subprime mortgage markets.State Street has also named James S. Phalen, executive vice president and head of international operations for investment servicing and investment research, as the new interim chief executive officer of State Street Global Advisors. William W. Hunt, the previous SSGA CEO, has resigned. SSGA, State Street's investment management arm, manages its fixed-income strategies.

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