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11/7/17 10:00 am EST

Bank of America Chief Operating Officer Tom Montag will welcome attendees to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Future of Financials 2017 Conference on Tuesday, November 14 at 8 a.m. Eastern Time in New York. A live audio webcast will be accessible through the Bank of America Investor Relations website at http://investor.bankofamerica.com. A replay will also be available.

 

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12/14/16 3:33 pm EST

For the sixth year running and since the recognition’s inception, Bank of America Merrill Lynch was named Institutional Investor magazine’s “Top Global Research Firm of 2016.” This was achieved by BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research winning 225 total team positions – more than any other firm – in the 11 Institutional Investor research team surveys published this year. 

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12/7/16 11:30 am EST

BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research today issued its outlook for the markets in 2017 with cautious optimism for accelerating U.S. and global economic growth, improving corporate fundamentals, modest stock gains and higher yields on expectations of fiscal stimulus and regulatory policy easing. Full-on optimism is tempered by the rippling effects of rising inflation, a stronger dollar, weak credit markets, uncertain commodity pricing, and game- more...

11/23/16 12:04 pm EST

Following an annual review in accordance with its rules, the target constituent weights for the BofA Merrill Lynch Commodity Index eXtra (MLCX) will rebalance to the values shown in Table 1 below on December 31, 2016. Similar changes will propagate across the MLCX sub-indices.

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9/29/16 9:35 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has received three accolades across Foreign Exchange (FX) and Global Transaction Services (GTS) in EMEA Finance magazine’s Treasury Services Awards 2016.

The awards, which were presented during a ceremony at Sibos in Geneva, are:

  • Best Bank for Foreign Exchange Services in EMEA (fifth consecutive year).

  • Best Bank for Foreign Exchange in Europe (fourth consecutive year).

  • Best Bank for Treasury Services in EMEA (second consecutive year).

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6/8/16 3:27 pm EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch today announced the launch of a new electronic platform, Instinct® Loans, for the secondary trading of syndicated corporate loans. The platform, which is part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to providing liquidity to clients, strives to simplify and enhance the market by combining innovative technology with market-leading sales and trading professionals.

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4/6/16 12:01 am EDT

A consortium of leading financial institutions and investors today announced a new partnership under the Catalytic Finance Initiative (CFI) to direct $8 billion in total commitments toward high-impact sustainable investments.

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1/20/16 8:30 am EST

With increasing concern over China’s growth, investors are significantly less confident in the global economic outlook, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for January. Allocations to equities have fallen sharply, while cash holdings have risen.

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12/15/15 8:30 am EST

A majority (58 percent) of global investors expect the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) to raise rates three times or more in the coming 12 months, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for December.

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12/11/15 10:00 am EST

Following an annual review in accordance with its rules, the target constituent weights for the BofA Merrill Lynch Commodity Index eXtra (MLCX) will rebalance to the values shown in Table 1 below on December 31, 2015. Similar changes will propagate across the MLCX sub-indices.

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12/8/15 11:30 am EST

BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research today released its outlook for the markets in 2016, forecasting a year of modest global and U.S. economic growth, the start of a slow, emerging markets recovery and single-digit stock returns led by high-quality cyclicals. However, with the world’s two largest economies – U.S. and China – set to diverge on monetary policy and a contrarian expectation of further weakness in China, next year’s market outlook is more...

12/8/15 9:45 am EST

For the fifth year running and since the recognition’s inception, Bank of America Merrill Lynch was named Institutional Investor magazine’s “Top Global Research Firm of 2015.” This was achieved by BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research winning 242 total team positions – more than any other firm – in the 12 Institutional Investor research team surveys published this year.

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11/17/15 8:30 am EST

Investors have regained some appetite for risk with a strong consensus over a U.S. rate rise next month, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for November. With growth and inflation expectations notably higher after new U.S. payroll data, they have cut cash holdings and increased exposure to equities, real estate and alternative investments.

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11/12/15 9:00 am EST

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill) today unveiled new advanced features on its global trading and consulting platform, providing buy and sell-side clients with more efficient order handling and improved fill rates for options trading.

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10/13/15 8:30 am EDT

Investors are expressing growing skepticism that the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) will raise rates this year amid fragility in the global economy and earnings, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for October.

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9/15/15 8:30 am EDT

Global investors’ confidence in the world’s economic outlook has fallen significantly due to concerns over China and emerging markets, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for September. Asset allocators have adopted a “risk-off” stance in response.

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8/18/15 8:30 am EDT

Global investors have shifted their attention from Greece to China amid continued concern of a Chinese recession, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for August. Respondents are scaling back their expectations for economic growth.

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7/14/15 8:30 am EDT

Global investors have raised their holdings of cash significantly in response to a weaker global economic outlook, particularly in China, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for July. Overall, equity allocations are unaffected by the higher risk aversion, however.

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7/7/15 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch today announced it has been successfully integrated and certified into Fidessa’s Canadian trading platform, giving Fidessa’s Canadian clients the opportunity to access to the BofA Merrill Trader Instinct® suite of trading solutions for the first time. more...

6/16/15 8:30 am EDT

Global investors have moved out of equities into cash ahead of an expected U.S. Fed rate hike, according to June’s BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey (FMS). Investors have also shown concern about a Greek default and a possible bubble in Chinese equities as they have scaled back risk.

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5/19/15 8:30 am EDT

Global investors have less appetite for higher risk exposures, particularly in the U.S., according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for May.

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5/14/15 10:37 am EDT

Bank of America Corporation announced today that it has issued its second green bond for $600 million in aggregate principal amount, part of Bank of America’s ongoing commitment to accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy by advancing renewable energy and promoting energy efficiency.

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4/14/15 8:30 am EDT

Investors see growing overvaluations in both bonds and equities and have signaled concern about a valuation bubble forming, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for April.

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3/17/15 8:30 am EDT

Global investors have significantly pared back U.S. equity allocations as belief grows that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise rates in the second quarter, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for March.

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2/24/15 3:34 pm EST

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Bank of America for exceptional leadership in response to climate change. The announcement was made today at the EPA 2015 Climate Change Leadership Awards.

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