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.

  • US Election Cliffhangers

    The BlackRock Investment Institute details scenarios, risks and investment opportunities before and after the US elections, with a focus on the “fiscal cliff.”

  • Tales of Deterioration - BSRI Quarterly Update

    This update of the BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index (BSRI) zeroes in on the weakening debt profiles of India and Spain in the second quarter of 2012. Our interactive BSRI allows for viewing up-to-date scores of 48 nations, comparing two countries and sorting overall rankings by index components.

  • Standing Still … But Still Standing - Update of Our 2012 Outlook

    The BlackRock Investment Institute’s updated 2012 outlook refreshes investment scenarios, highlights signposts for change and details opportunities in global equities, fixed income, natural resources and alternative investments.

  • US Shale Boom -A Case of (Temporary) Indigestion

    A glut of US gas and oil from shale rock has taken the world by surprise. The BlackRock Investment Institute discusses the boom’s impact on global companies, oil and gas prices and alternative energy.

  • In the Home Stretch? - The US Housing Market Recovery

    Various indicators are teasing investors and homeowners US housing prices may finally have scraped bottom. The BlackRock Investment Institute explores when this critical market is likely to recover, offers a roadmap for housing policy and identifies investment opportunities.

  • When the Elephant Gets Sick - India at a Crossroads

    India is facing declining growth, political logjam and capital flight – a sharp reversal from the country's status as an emerging markets darling.

  • Europe on a Tightrope

    The BlackRock Investment Institute reviews potential scenarios and gives tips on how investors can best position themselves as the European debt crisis hits fever pitch.

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