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BlackRock selects VP Biden's economic and domestic policy director

Sarah Bianchi was named a managing director in the financial markets advisory group in BlackRock Solutions.

May 07, 2014 | 04:25 pm

BlackRock taps 8 to subadvise alternatives mutual fund

Eight subadvisers have been hired to manage the yet-to-be launched BlackRock Multi-Manager Alternatives Fund, according to a filing with the SEC.

April 30, 2014 | 04:02 pm
BlackRock's new China license could give its ETFs a leg up

BlackRock's new China license could give its ETFs a leg up

BlackRock Inc.'s new license to invest directly in China's capital markets could prove a key to fending off increasingly fierce competition for the A-share exchange-traded fund business the giant New ...

April 28, 2014

BlackRock revamps managing director lineup

Rick Arney, managing director, will move to BlackRock's multiasset strategies group in May, according to an internal memo BlackRock provided Pensions & Investments.

April 25, 2014 | 04:11 pm

BlackRock appoints emerging markets debt portfolio manager, senior strategist

Pablo Goldberg was named managing director, portfolio manager and senior strategist at BlackRock.

April 22, 2014 | 12:52 pm
BlackRock's AUM up 2% for quarter on $26.7 billion in net inflows

BlackRock's AUM up 2% for quarter on $26.7 billion in net inflows

BlackRock's assets under management totaled $4.401 trillion as of March 31, up 2% from three months earlier and up 12% from a year ago, according to an earnings statement released Thursday.

April 17, 2014 | 12:26 pm
BlackRock garners RQFII license from China's regulators

BlackRock garners RQFII license from China's regulators

BlackRock announced it had gotten a renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor license from the China Securities Regulatory Commission.

April 15, 2014 | 12:25 pm
SIFMA study responds to stability oversight council

SIFMA study responds to stability oversight council

As the U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council and the Financial Stability Board in Basel consider ways to monitor risk among large money managers, the industry is trying to fill in some of the...

April 10, 2014 | 11:45 am

BlackRock hires Barclays executive to lead new fixed-income team

Barry Knapp was named managing director and head of the thematic strategies team within the Americas fixed-income group at BlackRock, according to an internal memo sent to BlackRock...

April 08, 2014 | 03:10 pm
BlackRock shuffles management

BlackRock shuffles management

BlackRock announced a series of senior management changes, including a new role for Chief Operating Officer Charles Hallac, a change in the firm's Asia-Pacific leadership and the...

April 06, 2014 | 09:45 pm
Vanguard beats BlackRock, taking in most money in Q1

Vanguard beats BlackRock, taking in most money in Q1

The Vanguard Group Inc., the third-biggest provider of exchange-traded funds, has gained ground on larger competitors so far this year after gathering more than seven times as much money into its...

April 01, 2014 | 04:58 pm

Taiwan's Public Service Pension Fund taps 3 to run $1 billion in global equity

Taiwan's Public Service Pension Fund hired BlackRock and UBS Global Asset Management to manage US$250 million each in global minimum-volatility indexed equity, and...

March 26, 2014 | 11:46 am

BlackRock taps Schroders veteran to head Korea office

Choi Man-Yeon was named country head for Korea at BlackRock, effective June 3.

March 24, 2014 | 02:56 am

BlackRock names CIO for Americas equities

Christopher Jones has been named chief investment officer for stocks in the Americas at BlackRock.

March 17, 2014 | 04:29 pm
Investors are shifting their approach to emerging markets

Investors are shifting their approach to emerging markets

Just as institutional investors are viewing emerging markets as a mainstream, must-have part of an investment portfolio, the chairman and CEO of the world's largest money manager thinks the term will ...

March 17, 2014