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.


Market Insights

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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How investors can catch a second wind in 2021

Aug 5, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

A sporting ETF guide to how we see the markets.

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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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Sizing up China inside popular ETFs

May 14, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

The rising importance of China supports the case for standalone positions.

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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

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Investor guide to higher inflation

Mar 20, 2021 | Gargi Pal Chaudhuri

Inflation is poised for a pick-up. Here's what that means for investors.