Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Head of iShares Investment Strategy Americas at BlackRock

Gargi Pal Chaudhuri, Managing Director, is Head of iShares Investment Strategy Americas at BlackRock. Based in New York, she and her team focus primarily on delivering global macro thought leadership, investment insights and content to both retail and institutional clients of the firm. With over two decades of experience in the financial services industry, Gargi has built her career around portfolio management in the fixed income markets, trading and macro strategy.


She joined BlackRock’s Global Fixed income group as a sector specialist in 2010, focusing on real and nominal rate relative value and trading. In 2013, she transitioned to the global inflation portfolio management team as senior portfolio manager, focusing on alpha generation, risk management and portfolio positioning for global inflation-linked bond portfolios, including BRIP and GILB. From 2017 to 2020, she served as a member of the Fixed Income Product Strategy team for the Global Fixed Income (GFI) business as head of Platform Strategy and Canadian fixed income, focusing on global macro thought leadership applied to platform conversations with institutional and retail clients.


Prior to joining BlackRock, she spent nine years on the sell side at Jefferies & Co. and Merrill Lynch. As a VP at Jefferies & Co., she ran the US inflation trading desk, built the Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) franchise and provided liquidity in TIPS to institutional clients. She began her career in 2001 on the government bond trading desk at Merrill Lynch, focusing on providing liquidity and market making in TIPS and treasury securities.


She graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2001.


Outside of BlackRock, she is an avid runner, hiker and a triathlete and has completed multiple marathons, ultra-marathons, half Ironmans and the New York Ironman.

Keep up with Gargi and the investment strategy team on LinkedIn and Twitter.


Market Insights

Is America in a recession?

Jul 29, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

GDP has dropped for two-straight quarters, does that mean we’re already in a recession? Learn different ways to define a recession.

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iShares Midyear 2022 Investor Guide

Jul 11, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Learn about the three investment themes that we believe will be key to navigating the remainder of 2022.

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Flow & Tell with iShares | Midyear Flows Check-in

Jul 11, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

The first half of 2022 played out in ETF flows. See what we’ve learned and how investors are positioned across asset classes and themes.

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Diversifying with dividends

Jun 27, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Recently outperforming the broader market, dividend stocks can provide income, diversification, attractive valuations, and an alternative source of quality.

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Flow & Tell with iShares | May 2022

Jun 10, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Learn where investors decided to stay invested during May’s turbulent markets.

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Jun 1, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Global investors are facing supply chain disarray, persistently high inflation, and tightening monetary policy- see possible ways to navigate the market.

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What’s causing the selloff — and what to do about it

May 17, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

The recent sharp selloffs have shaken investors, see how a diversified investment approach could help.

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Flow & Tell with iShares | Apr 2022

May 11, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

April saw markets grapple with a bleak macroeconomic landscape while investors struggled to find refuge across asset classes.

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Flow & Tell with iShares | Mar 2022

Apr 13, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

ETF flows show investors reining in international exposures and positioning defensively in the U.S. as retail activity comes alive.

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Commodities in demand

Mar 31, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

See how commodity ETFs could help hedge against inflation and diversify portfolios amid a rising rate environment and a recent rally in prices.

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Maneuvering through the Fed’s hiking cycle

Mar 16, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

See how a multi-asset strategy could help protect against risks from the Fed’s interest rate hiking cycle.

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Flow & Tell with iShares | Feb 2022

Mar 9, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

See how ETF flows show how investors shifted to a flight to safety in response to the Ukraine conflict.

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Russia-Ukraine crisis shakes markets, stay focused on the long-term

Feb 25, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Staying invested and seeking resilience can help investors navigate the volatility in the markets driven by the Russia - Ukraine conflict.

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Flow & Tell with iShares | Jan 2022

Feb 10, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

See how ETF flows show investors positioning for inflation and seeking value abroad, all while navigating market volatility.

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Detect, Don’t de-Tech

Jan 28, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

How to navigate tech amid market volatility.

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Flow & Tell with iShares | Dec 2021

Jan 6, 2022 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

2021 was a record year for ETFs as trends emerged across asset classes, in response to volatility, and off the back of a changing market ecosystem.

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iShares 2022 outlook and ETF investment guide

Dec 13, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Finding signals in noise.

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Flow & Tell with iShares | Nov 2021

Dec 7, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

November ETF flows showed investors seeking to position against inflation, manage risk amidst market volatility, and shift sector exposures.

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Flow & Tell with iShares | Oct 2021

Nov 5, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

October ETF flows were the fourth-largest monthly haul on record, adding to the already record-breaking flows seen so far in 2021.

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The long and short of shortages

Oct 15, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

An ETF investor guide to supply chain disruptions.

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Flow & Tell with iShares | Sept 2021

Oct 8, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

September ETF flows were muted amid market volatility. Investors positioned for inflation and the spread of the economic reopening to countries like Japan.

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Building resilience into ETF portfolios

Sep 20, 2021 | BlackRock

Quality stocks with strong fundamentals could benefit from prevailing economic trends.

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iShares midyear 2021 outlook and ETF implementation guide

Jul 8, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

We’re upgrading European stocks and increasingly favor shares of companies with strong fundamentals.

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How to help guard against fast-rising inflation

Jun 10, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Higher inflation could have major implications for investors. Select stock, bond, and commodity ETFs can help protect portfolios.

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The ‘Build Back Better’ portfolio

Apr 15, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Proposed spending plan implications may include infrastructure, clean energy and semiconductors

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Whats been driving commodities?

Apr 5, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Investors turn to commodities amid rising inflation concerns