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BlackRock Study: Global Insurers are Future-Proofing Portfolios Amidst Shifting Markets

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Global insurers are innovating their investment approaches amidst rapidly changing market conditions this year, focusing on resilient portfolio construction, liquidity management, and integrated technology, according to BlackRocks 11th annual Global Insurance Report.

Key Points: 
  • Global insurers are innovating their investment approaches amidst rapidly changing market conditions this year, focusing on resilient portfolio construction, liquidity management, and integrated technology, according to BlackRocks 11th annual Global Insurance Report.
  • Most insurers (60%) reported inflation as their top market concern, with asset price volatility (59%) and liquidity (58%) close behind.
  • The associated interactive report complements the global findings with regional results, comments from industry peers and insights from BlackRock experts.
  • BLACKROCK and iSHARES are trademarks of BlackRock, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and elsewhere.

BlackRock® Canada Announces Final September Cash Distributions for the iShares® Premium Money Market ETF

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Friday, September 23, 2022

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK), today announced the final September 2022 cash distributions for the iShares Premium Money Market ETF. Unitholders of record on September 26, 2022 will receive cash distributions payable on September 29, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @BlackRockCA
    iShares unlocks opportunity across markets to meet the evolving needs of investors.
  • iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of BlackRock.
  • iShares ETFs are managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited.
  • Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investing in iShares ETFs.

EQS-News: CBOE's Weekly Market Recap: Sept. 12-16

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Price declines seen in the equities market have been mimicked in trends on the cryptocurrency scene.

Key Points: 
  • Price declines seen in the equities market have been mimicked in trends on the cryptocurrency scene.
  • The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA: SPY) decreased by 5.17% last week, the ETFs third-largest weekly price descent in 2022.
  • Popular growth investors Willaim ONeil and Mark Minervini have long championed bear markets for their abilities to introduce new market leaders.
  • A number of companies report earnings next week, including:
    Click here for more weekly insights by Cboe.

Schedule K-3 Forms Now Available for iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust (GSG) Shareholders

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

The iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust (NYSE: GSG ) today announced that its 2021 Schedule K-3 forms, which reflects items of international tax relevance, are available online.

Key Points: 
  • The iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust (NYSE: GSG ) today announced that its 2021 Schedule K-3 forms, which reflects items of international tax relevance, are available online.
  • Shareholders of the Trust may access the Schedule K-3 at www.taxpackagesupport.com/iSharesGSG .
  • Certain shareholders (primarily non-U.S. shareholders, shareholders computing a foreign tax credit on their tax return and certain corporate and/or partnership shareholders) may need the information disclosed on Schedule K-3 for their specific reporting requirements.
  • To receive an electronic copy of the Schedule K-3 via email, shareholders may call Tax Package Support toll free at (866) 792-0048.

DGAP-News: CBOE's Weekly Market Recap: September 5 to September 9

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Price ascensions seen in the equities market have been mimicked in trends on the cryptocurrency scene.

Key Points: 
  • Price ascensions seen in the equities market have been mimicked in trends on the cryptocurrency scene.
  • Both Bitcoin and Ethereum experienced price ascensions greater than 5% last week, leading investors to wonder whether the bottom has finally been reached.
  • Its generally accepted that these figures will dictate the trajectory of the market and show signs of where the economy is heading.
  • A number of companies report earnings next week, including:
    Click here for more weekly insights by Cboe.

DGAP-News: CBOE's Weekly Market Recap: August 29 to September 2

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

On Aug. 30, for example, the Labor Department reported 4.2 million quits compared to the 4.3 million forecasts.

Key Points: 
  • On Aug. 30, for example, the Labor Department reported 4.2 million quits compared to the 4.3 million forecasts.
  • Jobless claims came in at 232,000, compared to the 245,000 median forecasts, and the ISM Manufacturing Index rose to 52.8% compared to the 51.8% estimate.
  • The Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ: QQQ) decreased by 3.99% last week, recording its third consecutive week of decline.
  • A number of companies report earnings next week, including:
    Smith & Wesson Brands (NASDAQ: SWBI) EPS estimate: $0.21
    Click here for more weekly insights by Cboe.

DGAP-News: CBOE's Weekly Market Recap: August 22 to August 26

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Since Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powells speech on Friday, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA: SPY) has fallen more than 5%.

Key Points: 
  • Since Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powells speech on Friday, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA: SPY) has fallen more than 5%.
  • Providing a hint of optimism in last weeks market movements is Snowflake Inc. (NYSE: SNOW).
  • The SPDR S&P 500 ETF decreased by 3.99% last week, the ETFs largest weekly decline since mid-June.
  • In a market that has declined rapidly since Snowflakes reported earnings, the ticker remains one of the few tech-based projects experiencing upward momentum.

DGAP-News: CBOE's Weekly Market Recap: August 15 To August 19

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

After four weeks of bullish action, it appears the market may be reaching the height of its rally.

Key Points: 
  • After four weeks of bullish action, it appears the market may be reaching the height of its rally.
  • Cryptocurrency leaders Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) and Ethereum (CRYPTO: ETH) have mirrored the equities market, each declining more than 10% last week.
  • Exemplifying the markets downturn is Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM), this weeks chart of the week following a disappointing earnings report.
  • The Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ: QQQ) increased by 2.28% last week, following suit with the SPYs overall movements.

BlackRock® Canada Announces Final August Cash Distributions for the iShares® Premium Money Market ETF

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Thursday, August 25, 2022

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @BlackRockCA

Key Points: 
  • For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @BlackRockCA
    iShares unlocks opportunity across markets to meet the evolving needs of investors.
  • iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of BlackRock.
  • iShares ETFs are managed by BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited.
  • Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investing in iShares ETFs.

BlackRock Launches Industry’s First BuyWrite Fixed Income ETFs

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Monday, August 22, 2022

BlackRock Fund Advisors ("BFA"), the investment adviser to the Funds and an affiliate of BlackRock Investments, LLC, has contractually agreed to waive a portion of its management fees through 02/29/2028.

Key Points: 
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors ("BFA"), the investment adviser to the Funds and an affiliate of BlackRock Investments, LLC, has contractually agreed to waive a portion of its management fees through 02/29/2028.
  • The iShares and BlackRock Funds are distributed by BlackRock Investments, LLC (together with its affiliates, BlackRock).
  • 1 BlackRock fixed income ETFs hold $711 billion in AUM globally, as of August 18, 2022.
  • Simfund for U.S. MFs (as of December 2021), Broadridge for non-US MFs (as of November 2021), BlackRock GBI iShares for global ETFs (as of December 2021).