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BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research has consistently achieved high rankings for its equity and fixed income research in numerous regional and global investor surveys, such as Institutional Investor, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times/StarMine, Forbes/Zacks  and Thomson Reuters Extel.

Research analysts work together as collective and integrated regional teams to provide the highest value, alpha-generating research to our clients. This includes investment recommendations, organizing investor conferences, organizing one-on-one meetings with institutional clients and vetting investment banking transactions.

Our Research has a long history of providing value.  BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research now provides investment recommendations on nearly 2,800 stocks and over 850 credits.  The team also provides economic forecasts for nearly 60 countries and recommendations on 40 currencies.

Our analysts work together as collective and integrated regional teams to provide the highest value, alpha-generating research to our clients. They create commercially relevant products for our clients and effectively capitalize on opportunities within growing areas including the emerging and developed markets. Research analysts provide our clients with most/least preferred lists, equity and FICC indices, portfolios, recommendations on individual securities, industry outlooks, market outlooks and forecasts and investment strategies.

A sampling of flagship reports include:

  Global Fund Managers Survey
  US Economic Weekly

Global Fund Managers Survey The Global Fund Managers Survey is a monthly report that canvasses the views of 300+ institutional, retail, and hedge fund managers around the world. The report provides unique information on consensus expectations for the economy and markets, as well as allocation for assets, regions, and sectors.  

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US Economic WeeklyThe US Economic Weekly is a weekly guidebook for the global investor, which discusses upcoming week’s economic topics using proprietary weekly indicators, key economic indicators, debt issuance and policy speakers.
 

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Rankings
Financial Times/StarMine
Ranked #1 Global Broker,
#1 US Broker;
#2 Europe Broker and
#5 Pan-Asia Broker;
received 42 individual
analyst awards (May 2009)

Forbes/Zacks
Best Brokerage for stock
picking and estimate
accuracy;  captured more
than twice the awards
of the runner-up.
Seven out of 12
analysts named
to “Dazzling Dozen” 
 
Institutional Investor
Ranked #1 for
Pan European coverage
in the 2009 All-Europe
Research team survey
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