The BlackRock Investment Institute (BII) publishes insights including biannual outlooks, in-depth analyses of global market themes and quarterly reports on sovereign risk and fund flows.

  • Emerging Markets on Trial

    Emerging market assets look cheap again – but is it safe to wade back in? We outline the (very different) prospects for emerging economies and asset prices.

  • Duration Rotation – ETP Flows Quarterly

    Exchange traded products (ETPs) focused on fixed income are still growing—even in face of rising rates. The Blackrock Investment Institute dissects the money flows.

  • Welcome to the Club – BSRI Quarterly Update

    What do Nigeria and Ukraine have in common? This quarterly update focuses on the two newest members of BlackRock’s Sovereign Risk Index (BSRI).

  • Squeezing Out More Juice – 2014 Investment Outlook

    Our 2014 Outlook explores how slow growth, stretched monetary policy, and other factors are contributing to a "Low for Longer" environment.

  • In Search of Sectors – ETP Flows Quarterly

    In the general dash for equities, one sector stands out: sector funds. The BlackRock Investment Institute dissects this red-hot group of exchange traded products (ETPs).

  • Willingness to Pay – BSRI Quarterly Update

    Budget battles are raging in Washington. The latest quarterly update of the BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index (BSRI) analyses the impact on the BSRI ranking of the United States.

  • Next Exit – The Road Ahead for the Fed

    Ben Bernanke's two-term reign at the US Federal Reserve is drawing to an end. The BlackRock Investment Institute analyses the leadership transition—and the Fed's challenges.

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