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  1. BlackRock appoints emerging markets debt portfolio manager, senior strategist

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

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  1. BlackRock garners RQFII license from China's regulators

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

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  2. SIFMA study responds to stability oversight council

    trueAs 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 information gaps.

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  3. BlackRock hires Barclays executive to lead new fixed-income team

    trueBarry 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 employees.

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  4. BlackRock shuffles management

    trueBlackRock 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 hiring of a veteran McKinsey & Co. consultant as head of corporate strategy.

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  5. Vanguard beats BlackRock, taking in most money in Q1

    trueThe 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 ETFs than the rest of the U.S. industry combined.

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

    trueTaiwan'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 BlackRock and Allianz Global Investors to manage US$250 million each in global high-dividend-yield enhanced equity.

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  7. BlackRock taps Schroders veteran to head Korea office

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

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  8. BlackRock names CIO for Americas equities

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

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  9. Investors are shifting their approach to emerging markets

    trueJust 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 soon cease to be relevant.

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

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

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  11. BlackRock taps Goldman equity strategist as head of China equities

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

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

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

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  13. BlackRock aims to find right formula for Asia-Pacific

    trueThe 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 success there.

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