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BlackRock calls for bond trading revamp

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The giant asset manager BlackRock is initiating an aggressive call for the overhaul of a bond market that sits at the center of the United States financial industry and many retirement portfolios.

BlackRock may face action over money manager

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BlackRock, the world’s biggest money manager, said regulators are considering filing action against the firm over a former money manager who used BlackRock funds to invest in a company with which he had financial ties.

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BlackRock hired Harvard Management’s Mark McKenna to start an event-driven hedge fund as the world’s largest asset manager seeks to expand its alternative-investment business.

Top firm seeks money managers

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Prudential Financial, the life insurer that recruited money managers from BlackRock and Goldman Sachs, is seeking additional hires to bolster its investments business.

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BlackRock may face action over money manager

BlackRock, the world’s biggest money manager, said regulators are considering filing action against the firm over a former money manager who used BlackRock funds to invest in a company with which he had financial ties.

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Italian regulator to sue BlackRock fund manager

BlackRock said on Friday that Italy's market regulator has started civil proceedings against one of its fund managers alleging that he used inside information to sell shares in Saipem just before the oil services firm issued a profit warning in 2013.

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BlackRock agrees to pay $12m to settle SEC charge

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged BlackRock Advisors with breaching its fiduciary duty by failing to disclose a conflict of interest created by the outside business activity of a top-performing portfolio manager.

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FCA drops probe into wife of ex-BlackRock manager

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority dropped an investigation of Delphine Lyttleton, wife of former BlackRock fund manager Mark Lyttleton, two years after the pair were arrested as part of an insider-trading probe, said a person with knowledge of the situation.