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BlackRock Sees Good Credit Conditions ‘Over Next Few Quarters’

June 24, 2021, 3:30 PM

Low global interest rates, ample liquidity, reviving economies and investor demand for income will support credit markets “over the next few quarters,” according to BlackRock’s midyear global credit report.

  • The economic restart accelerated in the first half, increasing median estimated annual GDP growth to 6% globally after the easing of lockdowns and lower virus transmissions due to vaccinations
    • Uneven Covid-19 recovery worldwide may result in structural changes across various industries and countries
    • While BlackRock remains “constructive” on credit performance, the team warned to “keep a watchful eye in inflation trends”
    • Bottled-up consumer demand, fiscal spending and accommodative monetary policy ...



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