Fixed Income

Amundi to transition six fixed income ETFs to ESG indices

May 18th, 2021 | By
Fannie Wurtz, Head of Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta

Amundi has revealed plans to expand its environmental, social and governance (ESG) product suite with the transition of six regular fixed income ETFs into equivalent ESG exposures in the coming weeks.

The case for combining fallen angels and low volatility high yield

May 12th, 2021 | By
The case for combining fallen angels and low volatility high yield

By Salvatore J. Bruno, Chief Investment Officer; and Kelly Ye, Director of Research at IndexIQ.

The past year saw high yield bonds rally strongly in the wake of March’s Covid-driven selloff as growth rebounded and a widely expected wave of corporate bankruptcies failed to materialize.

WisdomTree unveils alternative income ETF

May 10th, 2021 | By
Kevin Flanagan, Head of Fixed Income Strategy at WisdomTree.

WisdomTree has launched a new ETF in the US providing exposure to alternative credit.

The view of US investment-grade credit from Europe

Apr 28th, 2021 | By
SSGA rolls out ESG-screened Dividend Aristocrats ETFs in Europe

By the ETF research team at State Street Global Advisors.

Investment-grade credit was the darling of investors in 2020. Dramatically wider spreads to government bonds, following the March sell-off, coupled with a central bank backstop made IG credit an easy investment choice.

Amundi adds euro corporate bond ETF to Paris-aligned climate range

Apr 27th, 2021 | By
Fannie Wurtz, Head of Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta

Amundi has expanded its socially responsible investment offering with the launch of a euro corporate bond ETF aligned to the Paris Agreement’s objective on climate change.

UBS’s development bank bond ETF crosses $1bn AUM

Apr 27th, 2021 | By
Clemens Reuter, Global Head of ETF & Index Fund Client Coverage at UBS Asset Management

The UBS ETF Sustainable Development Bank Bonds UCITS ETF has surpassed $1 billion in assets under management, driven by investors seeking high-grade USD bond exposure with a strong sustainability profile.

Tabula re-engineers its European CDS ETF

Apr 27th, 2021 | By
MJ Lytle, Chief Executive, Tabula Investment Management

Fixed income specialist Tabula Investment Management has made changes to the Tabula European Performance Credit UCITS ETF (TCEP LN), a passive fund offering European credit exposure through the corporate credit default swap (CDS) market.

FinEx launches ‘fallen angels’ USD bond ETF on Moscow Exchange

Apr 23rd, 2021 | By
FinEx launches 'fallen angels' USD bond ETF on Moscow Exchange

FinEx has launched a new ETF on Moscow Exchange that seeks to capture the risk premia associated with ‘fallen angel’ bonds.

PGIM launches active core bond ETF

Apr 16th, 2021 | By
Stuart Parker, president and CEO of PGIM Investments.

PGIM has expanded its line-up of actively managed ETFs with the launch of a core multi-sector fixed income strategy.

Premia Partners lists two China bond ETFs in Hong Kong

Apr 14th, 2021 | By
Premia launches STAR 50 ETF on HKEX

Premia Partners has launched two new China-focused fixed income ETFs on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.