ETF Trends
ETF Trends

With rates rising again, fixed-income investors may want to reconsider interest-rate hedged bond exchange traded fund strategies to diminish the negative effects of rate risk while still maintaining robust yield-generating opportunities.

Global bonds are selling off, driving yields to their highest level in over a month, as investors digested messages from central banks this week on rolling back easy monetary policies, reports Rachel Koning Beals for MarketWatch.

For instance, yields on benchmark 10-year Treasury notes have risen back to 2.267% from a recent low of 2.137%.

As more anticipate the European Central Bank to begin tightening its monetary policy, traders are shifting away from a heavy U.S. Treasury position to diversify with higher yields in foreign markets.

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