An ETF tracking long-dated Treasury bonds has pulled back somewhat after hitting its high for the year last week with investors scaling back risk in their portfolios. Despite all the chatter about the debt ceiling and inflation, iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSEArca: TLT) is up 4% year to date. [Long Treasury ETF Moves Lower After 2011 Peak]
An ETF that invests in Peru ended down almost 14% on Monday in U.S. trading after Ollanta Humala emerged as the victor in a runoff election held over the weekend. The $489 million iShares MSCI All Peru Capped Index Fund (NYSEArca: EPU) was off 12.8% year to date as of June 3, according to Morningstar, amid the political uncertainty in the country. [Peru ETF Sharply Lower After Election]
Gregory A. Clay contributed to this article.