BlackRock on Thursday announced a 20% fall in its earnings for the first quarter that ended March 31, 2016. The company registered a restructuring cost of $76 million in the current period with regard to its organization simplifying plan.
Investment firm BlackRock has modernized its trading policies with the help of twenty tech skilled members' team. The company is shifting to electronic trading to overcome market challenges.
The UK Green Investment Bank Financial Services ties up with world’s largest asset manager BlackRock to purchase GLID Wind Farms. The farms located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland and Lincolnshire are capable of producing 220 MW clean powers. With the acquisition, GIBF will produce 3,970 GWh of clean power each year. Meanwhile, BlackRock will own and manage 66 wind and solar projects in Europe and North America on behalf of its clients.
The indications are strong such that mighty Middle East (ME) region also may not sustain cheaper oil prices for long. If oil price continues to hover at $50 per barrel, the majority of Gulf nations will run out of cash in the next five years, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF). There's no exception to Saudi Arabia, the leader of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec), Oman and Bahrain. The oil price drop is expected to pull $350bn out of the ME region this year alone. The current account deficit of Saudi Arabia may touch 20 percent of its GDP this year.
PureFunds ISE Cyber Security, the first and fastest growing Cyber Security ETF in the world worth $1.2B is managed by a 30-year-old Andrew Chanin all by himself.
With the annual rebalance of the Russell stock indexes just a day away, brokerage firms are shaving the discounts they typically offer to big index funds on what is usually one of the biggest trading days of the year.
BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), the world's largest asset manager, has agreed to buy a Mexican infrastructure investment fund that financed projects for a contractor at the center of a scandal which embroiled President Enrique Pena Nieto.
Aberdeen Asset Management's head of Asian operations warned on Tuesday that Chinese money was moving "a bit like a casino" in domestic stock markets, while BlackRock called on China to reform its capital markets further to avert boom and bust scenarios.
The Ukrainian government approved on Saturday the framework for Ukraine's debt restructuring operation through which it aims to generate $15.3 billion, the Finance Ministry said in a statement.
BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) is planning an array of new investment products that will allow clients to invest in addressing large societal issues, such as global hunger or poverty, an executive at the New York-based firm said.
U.S. investment firm Blackrock (BLK.N) has lowered its stake in Italian cooperative bank Banco Popolare (BAPO.MI), according to a regulatory filing on Friday which showed a holding of 4.91 percent as of Nov. 21.
BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) is reorganizing its sales force and has hired Lee Beck, a former managing director with J.P. Morgan Funds, to oversee sales to wirehouses, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters.
U.S. taxi service firm Uber said it is in early talks with investors to raise money at a higher valuation than $17 billion it secured with June's round of funding, Financial Times reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter.
BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), the world's largest money manager, said on Wednesday that its third-quarter profit rose 26 percent. The New York-based asset manager reported net income of $917 million, or $5.37 per share, up from $730 million, or $4.21 per share, a year earlier.
Lending Club gets new funds valued USD65 million and acquires Springstone Financial for USD140 million, from investors including Wellington Management Company, BlackRock, T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. and Sands Capital