State Street Corp. this week said it will roll out a new mobile application for executive-level portfolio and fund managers' iPads in the fall, giving clients real-time access to portfolio and risk exposure data on their beloved mobile devices.

State Street is but one of several financial services firms to embrace mobile applications for the iPad and iPhone in the past year, a clear sign that advisers, clients and portfolio managers often prefer sharing and reviewing investment data on Apple's ubiquitous devices.

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