BlackRock Investment Institute
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.
Oct 3, 2013
Volatility is set to rise amid a change of leadership at the Fed, US budget battles and lingering emerging market strains.
Sep 18, 2013
Equities are volatile—and always have been. The BlackRock Investment Institute dissects global equity risks and rewards through history.
Jul 29, 2013
Income-starved investors have turned to dividend stocks as bond alternatives. Exchange-traded products (ETPs) focused on dividends have rushed to meet this demand. The BlackRock Investment Institute details the money flows, country and sector compositions, and most widely held stocks of this group of funds.
Jul 12, 2013
The latest quarterly update of the BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index (BSRI) focuses on emerging markets and highlights modest improvement in selected Eurozone countries.
Jun 27, 2013
Volatility is back. Fears of an end to the era of easy money and emerging market strains have given investors a wakeup call. The Blackrock Investment Institute discusses this fork in the road for markets in its 2013 Outlook Midyear Update.
May 29, 2013
Corporate bond markets have been on fire with yield-hungry investors lapping up record new issuance. Yet not all is well. Many new bonds quickly turn into museum pieces after initial excitement dies down. A new BlackRock Investment Institute client publication analyzes the illiquid state of play and debates a potential game changer: bond standardization. We end with five thought-provoking questions for investors, issuers, bankers, trading venues and regulators.
Apr 30, 2013
Exchange traded products (ETPs) have waltzed into most stock markets of the emerging world. We detail emerging equity fund flows, the most widely held stocks, and who is doing the buying and selling. Our interactive graphics show three years of quarterly ETP investment flows across all asset classes