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Why bigger is better in China

Why bigger is better in China

China is one of the two main pillars of the global economy. But indices and investors alike are severely underweight. In our paper Sizing China in Strategic Allocations, we argue that investors should strive for better balance in their allocations – especially given the growing polarisation between China and the US.

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The China gap – and how to close it
There’s a yawning gap between China’s economic clout and its index representation. This offers a real opportunity for open-minded investors.
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A better blend of bonds
If you’re underweight in China through your EM bond allocation, you’re taking an active bet. That bet could be costly.
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Clear the hurdles in private markets
With the potential of returns and greater diversification, private assets play a growing role in institutional portfolios. But illiquidity, valuation and implementation hurdles pose considerable challenges too. We’ve developed a new three-stage framework to help investors overcome these challenges and to reap the potential benefits.
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Lift the curse of the J-curve
Pension schemes’ alternatives portfolios can be hurt by overallocating to cash. Achieve the requisite liquidity by allocating to macro ETFs.
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Midyear Outlook 2021
What are the key investment themes for the rest of this year? We set them out in the BlackRock Investment Institute’s 2021 Global Outlook.
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Midyear 2021 implementation guide

How should investors position their portfolios in the second half of this year? Our Midyear Implementation Guide offers an outcome-oriented approach to the opportunities ahead.

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Portfolio analysis
Through our consultancy services, we have partnered with over 750 investors,* providing innovative solutions and insights to address their portfolio challenges. Discover how we can support you in making better investment decisions.
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About BlackRock Portfolio Consulting

Over the past two years, we have analysed 1,400+ client portfolios with $500bn in assets under management across Europe. We have delivered innovative ideas through 450+ tailored solutions to help our clients achieve their investment goals.

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Portfolio Solutions
From model portfolios to index analysis, find out how our bespoke services can enhance your China and alternatives allocations.
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