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Global X enters fixed income in Europe with ultrashort US Treasury ETF

TER of 0.07%

Theo Andrew

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Global X has launched its first fixed income ETF in Europe, an ultrashort US Treasury strategy.

The Global X 1-3 Month T-Bill UCITS ETF (CLIP) is listed on the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boese with a total expense ratio (TER) of 0.07%.

CLIP tracks the Solactive 1-3 Month US T-Bill index which offers exposure to ultrashort US Treasuries, offering a highly liquid, interest-bearing alternative to cash.

The asset manager said the ETF is an attractive option for investors seeking to minimise credit and interest rate risk.

However, there are signs investors are looking to extend duration in their portfolios as many bet on peaking interest rates

Last month, investors pulled over $1bn from the PIMCO US Dollar Short Maturity UCITS ETF, according to data from ETFbook.

It is the group’s latest launch since it unveiled the Global X S&P 500 Annual Buffer UCITS ETF (SPAB) and the Global X S&P 500 Annual Tail Hedge UCITS ETF (SPAH) last month.

In the same month, Global X CEO decided to step down after almost a decade at the $39bn ETF issuer.

He was replaced by interim CEO Thomas Park who is a Global X board member and co-CEO of the US arm of parent company Mirae Asset Global Investments.

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