Fixed income ETFs offer a range of exposures to investors from government and corporates to emerging market debt and inflation-protection bonds. They faced their toughest test during the period of vanishing liquidity in March 2020 as the rapid spread of coronavirus sent shockwaves through global markets. The all-time high discounts acted as a reflection of underlying market liquidity with ETFs investors real-time prices while the underlying market and NAVs were in catch-up mode. According to BlackRock, the four use cases for fixed income ETFs are liquidity management, strategic asset allocation, tactical asset allocation and derivative replacement.
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Roundtable: How can bond ETFs help navigate the rate-hiking cycle?
With many predicting the rate hiking cycle has peaked, bond ETFs have come back into sharp focus with questions around how to play the yield curve front and centre of investors’ asset allocation decisions. How are investors using the wrapper within their portfolios?
Fund Overview: JPM Active Global Aggregate Bond UCITS ETF
JAGG looks to outperform the Bloomberg Global Aggregate Total Return USD Unhedged index
Bonds are back in town!
ETFs greatly simplify the construction and implementation of bond allocations