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3 themes shaping markets in 2021

What should investors consider in the new year? The BlackRock Investment Institute shares its investment themes and discusses market drivers like sustainability and inflation in its 2021 Global Outlook.
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PRESSURE TESTED

iShares fixed income ETFs provided liquidity and price discovery when investors needed it most.2

1WRI (May 2020), Water: mapping, measuring and mitigating global water challenges.  
2During stressed markets, iShares UCITS fixed income ETFs traded an average of US $17.5B (21 Feb –20 Mar 2020), more than twice the 2019 weekly average of $7.8B. All amounts in $USD.

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