‘ High Yield ’

FlexShares rolls out climate-tilted ESG core portfolio ETFs

Sep 23rd, 2021 | By
Chris Huemmer, Senior Vice President and Senior Investment Strategist for FlexShares ETFs.

Northern Trust has rolled out a new suite of FlexShares ETFs on NYSE Arca providing low-cost core portfolio exposures with improved ESG scores and reduced carbon risk compared to traditional broad market benchmarks. Christopher Huemmer, Senior Investment Strategist for FlexShares ETFs, said: “In response to heightened client demand for climate investing, we created this new suite to offer core investment strategies that we believe are better positioned to benefit from the ongoing transition to a low-carbon economy.”

Tabula launches Asia ex-Japan sustainable HY corporate bond ETF

Sep 9th, 2021 | By
MJ Lytle, Chief Executive, Tabula Investment Management

European fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management has launched Europe’s first ETF providing sustainable exposure to high yield corporate bonds from the Asia ex-Japan region.

KraneShares partners with Nikko on active Asia high-yield bond ETF

Aug 4th, 2021 | By
Jonathan Krane, CEO of KraneShares.

KraneShares has teamed up with Nikko Asset Management to introduce the KraneShares Asia Pacific High Yield Bond ETF (KHYB US), an actively managed fixed income ETF on NYSE Arca targeting opportunities in Asia Pacific’s high-yield bond market.

DriveWealth debuts two actively managed target-yield ETFs

Jul 30th, 2021 | By
Bob Cortright, Founder and CEO of DriveWealth

DriveWealth has made its ETF debut with the launch of two actively managed fixed income funds in partnership with YieldX that use AI to deliver a pre-determined level of yield while seeking to minimize portfolio risk.

Federal Reserve to sell ETFs bought during pandemic

Jun 8th, 2021 | By
Federal Reserve to sell ETFs bought during pandemic

The Federal Reserve has announced plans to start selling its holdings of corporate bond ETFs as it begins to wind down some of the emergency measures implemented during the height of the Covid-19 market volatility.

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.

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.

Fortify your 40% with emerging markets bonds

Apr 12th, 2021 | By
Fran Rodilosso, Portfolio Manager, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management at VanEck.

By Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management at VanEck.

Emerging market bonds historically do well in rising rate environments—particularly when rates rise due to higher growth prospects rather than a taper tantrum.