Reviewing The New Bond Sector ETFs
The innovation in the bond ETF arena just keeps on coming, as evidenced most recently by a trio of first-to-market products launched by iShares. Though there are more than two dozen ETFs in the Corporate Bonds ETFdb Category, until recently the level of granularity available from a sector perspective was rather limited. While investors can fine tune their effective duration, credit quality, and country exposure with fixed income ETFs, the options for targeting specific types of issuers had previously been non-existent. Bond ETFs generally cast a wide net from a sector perspective, including debt from various types of companies. Earlier this month iShares rolled out three bond ETFs that focus on high quality corporate debt of companies in specific industries, including financials, industrials, and utilities: iShares Financials Sector Bond Fund (MONY): The holdings of this ETF reads like a Who’s Who of Wall Street; companies such as Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: iShares Beefs Up Bond ETF Lineup ETF Insider: Bulls Charge Ahead 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)
The innovation in the bond ETF arena just keeps on coming, as evidenced most recently by a trio of first-to-market products launched by iShares. Though there are more than two dozen ETFs in the Corporate Bonds ETFdb Category, until recently the level of granularity available from a sector perspective was rather limited. While investors can fine tune their effective duration, credit quality, and country exposure with fixed income ETFs, the options for targeting specific types of issuers had previously been non-existent. Bond ETFs generally cast a wide net from a sector perspective, including debt from various types of companies. Earlier this month iShares rolled out three bond ETFs that focus on high quality corporate debt of companies in specific industries, including financials, industrials, and utilities: iShares Financials Sector Bond Fund (MONY): The holdings of this ETF reads like a Who’s Who of Wall Street; companies such as Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, [...]

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