In fact, iShares predicts that the area is primed to grow by 200% over the next three years. Globally, fixed-income ETFs have $60 billion in assets, about 7.5% of the total ETF market, according to Anil Dawar for FT Adviser.
Growth in these types of funds will owe much to the fact that they’re increasingly traded by capital market banks.
ETF assets of all classes are expected to grow from $800 billion, currently, to $2 trillion by 2011.
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