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BlackRock introduces currency hedging for global fallen angels ETF

May 23rd, 2018 | By
BlackRock introduces currency hedging for global fallen angels ETF

BlackRock has listed new currency-hedged share classes for the iShares Fallen Angels High Yield Corp Bond UCITS ETF, providing currency risk mitigation for investors trading in euros or pounds sterling. The fund tracks a portfolio of fallen angel bonds issued by companies in developed market countries.



SSGA changes indices for two SPDR Treasury bond ETFs

May 1st, 2018 | By
Noel Archard, global head of product for State Street’s SPDR ETF business.

State Street Global Advisors has changed the underlying indices for two of its fixed income ETFs – the SPDR Portfolio Short Term Treasury ETF (SPTS US) and SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Intermediate Term Treasury ETF (ITE US). Noel Archard, global head of product for SPDR ETFs, commented, “With these changes, our suite of Treasury bond SPDR ETFs will offer more precise exposure to various segments of the US Treasury market.”



BlackRock introduces euro-hedging for two HY corporate bond ETFs

Apr 13th, 2018 | By
euros euro-hedging currency hedged etfs

BlackRock has introduced two new currency-hedged share classes for two of its high yield corporate bond ETFs listed on Deutsche Börse. The funds offer exposure to US dollar-denominated corporate bonds and global fallen angel bonds, while the new share classes mitigate exchange rate risk relative to the euro.



SSGA cross-lists global aggregate bond ETF onto SIX Swiss Exchange

Apr 10th, 2018 | By
SSGA enters fee war with ultra-low-cost SPDR Portfolio ETFs

State Street Global Advisors has cross-listed the SPDR Barclays Global Aggregate Bond UCITS ETF on SIX Swiss Exchange. The ETF provides investors with low cost, globally diversified fixed income exposure, and has been listed with several currency-hedged share classes.



SSGA introduces currency-hedging for global aggregate bond ETF

Feb 21st, 2018 | By
The impact of currency hedging your ETF

State Street Global Advisors has introduced three currency-hedged share classes for the recently launched European-listed SPDR Barclays Global Aggregate UCITS ETF. The new share classes offer currency hedging relative to US dollars, pounds sterling, or euros.



Invesco cross-lists three PowerShares fixed income ETFs on SIX

Feb 20th, 2018 | By
Invesco launches new share class for its preferred shares ETF

Invesco has cross-listed three PowerShares fixed income ETFs onto SIX Swiss Exchange, each tracking Bloomberg Barclays indices. The ETFs offers exposure to US dollar-denominated corporate bonds, euro-denominated corporate bonds, and dollar-denominated emerging market sovereign bonds.



Vanguard trims fees on $1.3bn Canadian bond ETF

Feb 15th, 2018 | By
Vanguard introduces four Canadian fixed income ETFs

Vanguard Investments Canada has lowered the management fee for one of its largest fixed income ETFs listed in Canada, reinforcing its reputation as a leading low-cost ETF provider. Atul Tiwari, managing director for Vanguard Investments Canada, said, “Vanguard’s mission is to give investors the best chance for investment success, and part of that commitment is to lower the cost of investing for all Canadians.”



Deutsche adds USD high-yield corporate bond ETF to fixed income suite

Feb 15th, 2018 | By
Deutsche adds USD high-yield corporate bond ETF to fixed income suite

Deutsche Asset Management has expanded its fixed income ETF range with the listing of the db x-trackers USD High Yield Corporate Bond UCITS ETF (XUHY LN) on London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse. Blanca Koenig, Deutsche AM fixed income ETF strategist, said, “The new USD high-yield ETF expands the toolkit available to investors to address today’s market challenges.”



BlackRock turns active iShares ETF passive

Feb 15th, 2018 | By
iShares turns an active ETF passive

BlackRock has transitioned its iShares Edge US Fixed Income Balanced Risk ETF (FIBR US) from an actively managed fund to an index-based fund, adopting the Bloomberg Barclays US Fixed Income Balanced Risk Index as its underlying reference. The move brings FIBR into alignment with the other iShares Edge ETFs, which are all index-based, smart-beta funds.



Amundi rolls out nine ETFs on Deutsche Börse

Feb 6th, 2018 | By
Amundi rolls out nine ETFs on Deutsche Börse

Amundi has launched nine new ETFs on Deutsche Börse, offering investors a variety of exposures including equities, real estate, and government and corporate bonds.