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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

BlackRock's head of fixed-income multisector institutional business to leave

Brian Weinstein, managing director and head of the multisector institutional business within fixed income at BlackRock, will leave the firm at the end of June.

March 12, 2014 | 02:49 pm

BlackRock taps Goldman equity strategist as head of China equities

Helen Zhu will join BlackRock from April 7 as a managing director and head of China equities.

March 10, 2014 | 12:01 am
BlackRock's Fink: U.K. should make pension saving mandatory

BlackRock's Fink: U.K. should make pension saving mandatory

The U.K. should make saving into an occupational pension fund mandatory, according to Laurence D. Fink, CEO and chairman of BlackRock.

March 05, 2014 | 03:12 pm
BlackRock aims to find right formula for Asia-Pacific

BlackRock aims to find right formula for Asia-Pacific

The Asia-Pacific region has been the weak link in BlackRock Inc.'s global growth story in recent years, leading some market veterans to conclude the New York-based giant has yet to find a formula for ...

February 17, 2014

Pensions Trust appoints BlackRock to alternatives fiduciary allocation

The Pensions Trust appointed BlackRock to build a £100 million ($166.4 million) alternative investments and credit securities portfolio, and to act as fiduciary manager of the...

February 13, 2014 | 01:58 pm
BlackRock targets retirement plans with new funds, indexes

BlackRock targets retirement plans with new funds, indexes

BlackRock Inc. is pushing further into the retirement income sphere, this time launching a lineup of bond funds and indexes that try to measure the cost of lifetime income.

February 13, 2014 | 12:01 am