Brexit: Is It the Beginning of the End for the EU?

Posted by Mark Pettinga

Markets and economies around the globe are likely to continue to be buffeted by the shock waves from Thursday’s Brexit vote, which slammed stocks and sent currencies gyrating and bond yields plunging. Even as markets shuddered, with some major ones down more than 3% and … Read More »


BlackRock Weekly Commentary, June 20, 2016

Posted by Mark Pettinga

Key points We upgraded our short-term view on U.S. Treasuries amid looming risks and dovish expectations for central bank policy. The Federal Reserve (Fed) stood pat on rates, and its cautious stance points to continued easy global monetary policy. The U.K. Brexit vote will dominate … Read More »


Bracing for Brexit – BlackRock Weekly Commentary by Richard Turnbull, June 7, 2016

Posted by Mark Pettinga

Key points The outcome of the UK “Brexit” referendum looks highly uncertain, and we expect far-reaching market implications in the short term. The Federal Reserve (Fed) appears unlikely to raise interest rates in June, following the weakest monthly U.S. jobs report in almost six years. … Read More »