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Executive Series - BlackRock Concentrated Industrial Share Fund Portfolio Manager, Charles Lanchester

CommSec

Tom Piotrowski speaks with BlackRock Concentrated Industrial Share Fund Portfolio Manager, Charles Lanchester about the Fund’s performance, its investment process and growth opportunities in Australian equities To view more Executive Series interviews, visit: https://www.commsec.com.au/market-news/executive-series.html Show More

Blackrock: 3 reasons we're not seeing a more convincing recovery

Livewire News

Russ Koesterich, the Chief Investment Strategist at Blackrock says “the reason we’re not seeing a more convincing recovery lies largely with the consumer. While firmer wages and lower gasoline suggest that the consumer has the ability to spend, what consumers lack is the propensity to spend. Instead of spending, more... Show More

Evy Hambro, MD of Natural Resources at BlackRock, says asset sales and cuts to capital expenditure mark a return to sensible management in the resources...

Livewire Equities

Evy Hambro, MD of Natural Resources at BlackRock, says asset sales and cuts to capital expenditure mark a return to sensible management in the resources sector. He says the process we are now seeing is where assets that can't be sold get spun off or demerged. It's a natural part... Show More

BlackRock CEO, Larry Fink, told the UK to copy Australian Superannuation: Speaking at the National Association of Pension Funds Investment Conference in...

Livewire Equities

BlackRock CEO, Larry Fink, told the UK to copy Australian Superannuation: Speaking at the National Association of Pension Funds Investment Conference in Edinburgh yesterday, Larry Fink said a compulsory pension saving programme, similar to the Australian superannuation scheme, would help solve the UK's pension's crisis. Superannuation, introduced in 1992, is... Show More

Blackrock's Russ Koesterich believes low volatility in the markets is reflective of investor complacency

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Blackrock's Russ Koesterich believes low volatility in the markets is reflective of investor complacency. Year-to-date, market volatility is around 14, compared to historical average of around 19. More recently the VIX Index has dropped as low as 12, approaching the multi-year lows seen in March and August. Koesterich believes that... Show More

Mining investors such as Blackrock and Anglo Pacific seeking predictable returns and better cash flows are stepping into mine royalty agreements

Tom McKay

Mining investors such as Blackrock and Anglo Pacific seeking predictable returns and better cash flows are stepping into mine royalty agreements. These deals offer cash in exchange for a share of future revenues. For investors, a royalty deal means regular future payments and the ability to benefit from a rise... Show More

Russ Koesterich, Chief Investment Strategist at BlackRock has provided his insights on the implications of the Fed's non-taper last week

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Russ Koesterich, Chief Investment Strategist at BlackRock has provided his insights on the implications of the Fed's non-taper last week. He concludes that the decision suggests the US economy is still not as strong as hoped and there are concerns about the resilience of the housing market in the face... Show More

Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, has said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that financial markets are too focused on short-term market...

Livewire News

Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, has said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that financial markets are too focused on short-term market movements, and predicts the next crisis will be the lack of retirement savings. According to Fink, the risk that markets will face in the... Show More

BlackRock has analysed the inverse relationship between stocks and bonds as a part of portfolio management, providing the diversification and cushioning when...

James Marlay

BlackRock has analysed the inverse relationship between stocks and bonds as a part of portfolio management, providing the diversification and cushioning when interest rates move. However, recent talks of a Fed taper have led to losses both in stocks and bonds, with investors fearing the traditional relationship has been broken.... Show More