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  • Emerging Markets Bond ETF Plays to Endure Fed Hikes

    03-17-2017 11:32 AM by Tom Lydon

    Emerging markets bonds, including those denominated in local currencies, are among the asset classes viewed as vulnerable to the Federal Reserve raising interest rates. However, that theory is not etched in stone and some emerging markets bond exchange traded funds can end...

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  • Hot Bond ETFs to Tackle Today's Fixed-Income Environment

    02-09-2017 05:29 PM by Max Chen

    The fixed-income market has enjoyed a record run as yields declined over the past three decades, but we are looking at a rising rate environment ahead. Consequently, bond investors can look to a number of alternative exchange traded fund strategies to help ease the transition. ...

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  • Emerging Bond ETFs Could Offer Opportunities in New Year

    01-06-2017 04:01 PM by Max Chen

    Emerging market bonds and related exchange traded funds have weakened ever since Donald Trump won the elections and promised to enact protectionist policies, but recent selling could provide a good entry point for long-term investors. The recent sell-off led to value in emergi...

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  • Time to Take a Second Look at Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    12-19-2016 04:47 PM by Max Chen

    Following Donald Trumps election day win, investors sold off emerging market assets and related exchange traded funds in a knee-jerk reaction to the President-elect's protectionist rhetoric and strengthening U.S. dollar. With the dust settling, some investors are taking a second ...

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  • Emerging Market ETFs Continue to Offer Attractive Value

    11-08-2016 05:21 PM by Tom Lydon

    The bull market is getting long in the tooth and more stock investors are growing cautious. Nevertheless, people should still stay invested and look to undervalued segments, such as emerging market exchange traded funds. In a volatile 2016, investors have pulled out about $...

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  • Emerging Bond ETFs as a Potential Value Play

    06-20-2016 05:07 PM by Tom Lydon

    In the ongoing search for yield, exchange traded fund investors may consider diversifying with emerging market bonds to generate more attractive payouts. Supporting the global fixed-income market, central banks have implemented zero and even negative interest rate policies, al...

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  • ETF TMI: Global ETF Assets Hit $3.137 Trillion; Equities Fight Back

    05-09-2016 01:03 PM by Brenton Garen

    Got a case of TMI (Too Much Information)? ETF Trends takes a condensed look at latest happenings Global ETF/ETP Assets Hit Record $3.137 Trillion High Assets invested in exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded products (ETPs) listed globally reached a new record high U...

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  • High Yield: Painting with a Full Palette

    04-25-2016 08:00 AM by Justin Sibears, Newfound Research

    Note: This article is part ofthe ETF Strategist Channel By Justin Sibears Broadly speaking, total returns for most asset classes can be broken into two components: income and capital appreciation. For large-cap domestic equities, both sources of return look to be constra...

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  • A Troubling Trend for Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    11-30-2015 03:03 PM by Tom Lydon

    Rising default rates in the developing economies could foreshadow trouble ahead for emerging market bond exchange traded funds. Corporate default rates in the emerging countries are at their highest level since 2009 and up 40% year-over-year as companies struggle to meet oblig...

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  • Market Vectors High-Yield EM ETF Gets a New Index

    03-10-2015 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    The Market Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca: HYEM) is getting a new index. On or about May 11, HYEM will begin tracking a new benchmark index, the BofA Merrill Lynch Diversified High Yield US Emerging Markets Corporate Plus Index. The ETF currently benchm...

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  • One Country EM Bond ETF Investors Need to Watch

    10-21-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Sure, Brazil saw its sovereign debt rating reduced to the lowest investment grade by Standard & Poors earlier this year and Turkey has had long-standing acrimony with various ratings agencies. And yes, Russias sovereign credit rating has been lowered not once, but twice th...

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  • Supplement a Fixed-Income Portfolio with EM Bond ETFs

    10-09-2014 03:36 PM by Max Chen

    Emerging market bond exchange traded funds can potentially enhance an investment portfolio's returns through income and capital appreciation, along with diversifying away from an overweight U.S. exposure. On the recent webcast, The New Worlds of Emerging Markets Bonds, Francis...

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  • Income Diversification with Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    10-08-2014 03:25 PM by Max Chen

    When diversifying an investment portfolio with overseas allocations, people should not neglect their fixed-income portion. With exchange traded funds, investors can include emerging market debt exposure as well. On the upcoming webcast, The New Worlds of Emerging Markets Bonds...

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  • EM Junk Bond ETF Offers Advantages

    05-13-2014 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Although most large emerging markets sport investment-grade credit ratings, there are opportunities for investors to expand their high-yield horizons at the corporate level in developing economies. The unheralded Market Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca: H...

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  • Institutional Investors Return to Emerging Markets Bonds

    05-12-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Exchange traded funds holding emerging markets debt have been among this years more impressive asset classes. That after a year in which dollar-denominated funds such as the iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (NYSEArca: EMB) to local currency fare such as the Ma...

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  • Jumping for Emerging Markets Junk Bonds

    04-01-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    The first quarter was kind to exchange traded funds holding U.S. high-yield corporate debt as default rates remain benign. The iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEArca: HYG) and the SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEArca: JNK), the two largest U.S. high-yie...

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  • Its Not All Bad in Emerging Market Debt ETFs

    01-29-2014 08:15 AM by Todd Shriber

    For as bad as equity-based emerging markets exchange traded funds have been this year, and they have been rather dismal, their bond counterparts have at least been significantly less bad. In some cases, emerging markets bond ETFs have even been decent. Still, some ETFs that ho...

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  • Asia Bond ETFs Sport Decent Yields

    01-07-2014 02:44 PM by Tom Lydon

    Asia bonds, specifically speculative grade debt, related exchange traded funds can see higher yields as issuers pay more to raise cash requirements. "I would say, the start of 2014 looks very different from 2013," Viktor Hjort, head of Asia fixed-income research at Morgan Stan...

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  • Emerging Markets Bond ETFs Look to a Better 2014

    12-16-2013 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Among emerging markets bond exchange traded funds, a once hot corner of the ETF universe, 2013 will go down as a year to forget. That sentiment applies to both dollar-denominated and local currency funds. Due in large part to fears about the Federal Reserve tapering its asset-...

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  • S&Ps Venezuela Downgrade Puts Focus on These ETFs

    12-15-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Venezuela, South Americas largest oil producer, saw its sovereign credit rating sink further into junk status Friday when Standard & Poors lowered its rating on the country to B- from B. That downgrade comes after S&P lowered its rating on the OPEC member to B from B+ ...

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  • Market Vectors Unveils Changes to LatAm Bond ETF

    12-10-2013 12:01 PM by Tom Lydon

    Market Vectors today unveiled the previously announced changes to the exchange traded fund formerly known as the Market Vectors LatAm Aggregate Bond ETF. That ETF, which traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker BONO, is now the Market Vectors EmergingMarkets Aggr...

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  • 10 Bond ETFs With Yields Above 5%

    11-13-2013 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEArca: BSV), one of this years most prolific asset gatherers among bond ETFs because of its low duration, has yields not much more than 1%. The iShares TIPS Bond ETF (NYSEArca: TIP) has a 30-day SEC yield of just 1.45%. Sure, the 3.45% 30-d...

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  • An Emerging Market Bond ETF with a 6.5% Yield

    11-12-2012 06:01 AM by Tom Lydon

    Fears over the U.S. fiscal cliff and European debt pushed 10-year Treasury yields back under 1.6% last week. For investors searching for yield, emerging market bond ETFs still offer attractive income opportunities. Emerging market junk bond ETFs offer robust yields and added d...

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  • Emerging Market Corporate Bond ETFs Trump Low Treasury Yields

    11-05-2012 07:35 AM by Tom Lydon

    Low U.S. Treasury yields and a desire to diversify their bond portfolios have pushed investors to exchange traded funds that track emerging market corporate debt. "People are still underallocated to other parts of emerging markets outside of the sovereign-credit universe," Fra...

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  • Emerging Market Bond ETFs with Attractive Yields

    08-28-2012 07:12 AM by Tom Lydon

    As part of a diversified exchange traded fund portfolio, investors are including emerging market assets into the mix. Most are familiar with equity options, like those that track the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, but investors may also consider emerging market bond ETFs with entic...

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  • Van Eck Lists High-Yield Emerging Market ETF

    05-09-2012 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    As advisors and investors are beginning to expand their fixed-income allocations and create layered levels of risk in an investment portfolio, Van Eck Global, the money manager behind the Market Vectors exchange traded fund line, on Wednesday launched a new emerging markets high ...

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