February 16, 2012 at 09:00 AM EST
iShares Beefs Up Bond ETF Lineup
iShares continued to expand its suite of exchange-traded products this week with the debut of six new bond ETFs. The new offering includes the first products available to U.S. investors that offer sector-specific exposure to the corporate bond market. The new ETFs are: iShares Barclays U.S. Treasury Bond Fund (GOVT) iShares Aaa – A Rated Corporate Bond Fund (QLTA) iShares Barclays CMBS Bond Fund (CMBS) iShares Financials Sector Bond Fund (MONY) iShares Industrials Sector Bond Fund (ENGN) iShares Utilities Sector Bond Fund (AMPS) GOVT In Focus GOVT will offer broad-based exposure to U.S. Treasuries, seeking to replicate a market cap-weighted index comprised of Treasuries with at least one year remaining to maturity. GOVT will be one of the cheapest ETFs in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category, charging an annual expense ratio of just 15 basis points. Most ETFs in that category target securities with a specific duration; GOVT will include [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: ETF Insider: Is Euro Zone Optimism Here To Stay? ETFs: The $10 Billion Club Where The ETF Money Is Flowing (The Answer Might Surprise You) 10 Most Useful New ETFs Of 2011 (For Buy-And-Hold Investors) How To Invest Like UBS In 2012 (Using Only ETFs)
iShares continued to expand its suite of exchange-traded products this week with the debut of six new bond ETFs. The new offering includes the first products available to U.S. investors that offer sector-specific exposure to the corporate bond market. The new ETFs are: iShares Barclays U.S. Treasury Bond Fund (GOVT) iShares Aaa – A Rated Corporate Bond Fund (QLTA) iShares Barclays CMBS Bond Fund (CMBS) iShares Financials Sector Bond Fund (MONY) iShares Industrials Sector Bond Fund (ENGN) iShares Utilities Sector Bond Fund (AMPS) GOVT In Focus GOVT will offer broad-based exposure to U.S. Treasuries, seeking to replicate a market cap-weighted index comprised of Treasuries with at least one year remaining to maturity. GOVT will be one of the cheapest ETFs in the Government Bonds ETFdb Category, charging an annual expense ratio of just 15 basis points. Most ETFs in that category target securities with a specific duration; GOVT will include [...]

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