BlackRock To Host Quarterly Closed-End Fund Market Update Conference Call On Wednesday, December 14th

BlackRock will host a closed-end fund market update conference call for financial advisors and investors on Wednesday, December 14 th at 4:15pm ET.

Topics will include:

• 2017 global equity and fixed income market outlook• Potential impact of the presidential election and Fed action on municipal markets• Interest rate outlook and the impact on closed-end fund distributions• Trends and opportunities in the closed-end fund market


Terry Simpson, CFA, Director, BlackRock Investment InstituteSean Carney, Director, Head of Municipal StrategyJon Diorio, Managing Director, Head of Closed-End Funds

Hosted by:

Stephen Minar, Vice President, BlackRock
Date       Wednesday, December 14th
Time       4:15pm ET
Dial-in       800-279-9534
Call ID       4497136

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