Our Mission

We systematically leverage BlackRock’s expertise in markets, asset classes and client segments to help our portfolio managers deliver positive investment results for clients. Our focus is to keep our investment professionals connected, informed and on the cutting edge of investment thinking.

Our Investors

We provide a platform for BlackRock’s leading thinkers and emerging talent to exchange ideas, debate investment topics and share expertise. Our portfolio managers, risk professionals, trading experts and researchers span all asset classes, regions and investment styles.

Dennis Stattman, Head of BlackRock’s Global Allocation Fund Ed Fishwick, Co-Head of BlackRock’s Risk and Quantitative Analysis Group Helen Zhu, Head of BlackRock China Equities Jeff Shen, Head of BlackRock Emerging Markets
Michel Aubenas, Director, BlackRock Emerging Markets Debt Neeraj Seth, Head of BlackRock Asia Credit Nigel Bolton, Chief Investment Officer, BlackRock International Fundamental Equity Raffaele Savi, Head of Blackrock Scientific Active Equity
Rick Rieder, Chief Investment Officer, BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income Russ Koesterich, BlackRock's Global Chief Investment Strategist Supurna VedBrat, Co-Head of BlackRock Market Structure and Electronic Trading Tom Parker, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, BlackRock Model-Based Fixed Income

Our History

We launched in early 2011 with a forum on sovereign risk—which led to the creation of the BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index. Our small team has since organized countless debates, produced numerous publications and rolled out tools to better access and share insights.

Ewen Cameron Watt, Chief Investment Strategist, BlackRock Investment Institute Jack Reerink, Executive Editor, BlackRock Investment Institute Lee Kempler, Executive Director, BlackRock Investment Institute Peter Fisher, Senior Director, BlackRock Investment Institute

Browse Insight Topics

Investment Outlook

Investment Outlook
Our views on what's in store for financial markets


Global Insights

Global Insights
Our best cross-asset, global investment insights


Market Perspectives

Market Perspectives
Our monthly thematic pieces on
timely market topics


Sovereign Risk

Sovereign Risk
Our index assesses credit risks in
50 countries


Visualizing future returns

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Interact with our Capital Market Assumptions, a visual representation of expected returns across asset classes.

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