BlackRock forecasts return to fixed income amid efforts to electronify market

The world's largest asset manager expects bond markets to make headway once rates settle.

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BlackRock executives have predicted a “great reallocation” as investment flows are diverted toward fixed income, suggesting that firms with the technology platforms that cater to increased activity in fixed-income markets are best placed to reap the benefits.

Speaking on the investment giant’s Q3 earnings call, CEO Larry Fink told investors that market conditions favor the relatively low-risk asset class.

“As we approach peak interest rates, we expect a resurgence in fixed-income flows, with

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