Articles by Vivek Paul, Head of Portfolio Research and UK Chief Investment Strategist, BlackRock Investment Institute (BII)
Vivek Paul, Head of Portfolio Research and UK Chief Investment Strategist, BlackRock Investment Institute (BII)
Vivek Paul, FIA, Managing Director, is Head of Portfolio Research and UK Chief Investment Strategist for the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII). The BII leverages BlackRock's expertise and produces proprietary research to provide insights on the global economy, markets, geopolitics and long-term asset allocation - all to help clients and portfolio managers navigate financial markets.
Mr Paul leads BII's Portfolio Research group, which is responsible for developing the core principles and intellectual property that underpin BlackRock's approach to portfolio design, such as capital market assumptions and optimization tools. Vivek is part of BII's Global Leadership team.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2013, Mr. Paul worked at Towers Watson as an investment consultant, where he specialized in advising pension funds and corporate clients on liability hedging derivative arrangements, financial modelling and investment strategy. He began his career at Hewitt Associates in 2005.
We are now in a fundamentally different market regime from the one we’ve seen over the past decade – one propelled by higher supply-driven inflation and a more muted cumulative central bank response to such inflation.