Junk Bond ETFs Shake-Off Year of Uncertainty

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Looking at the U.S. debt market, credit risks seem to be fading. Many of the more distressed commodity companies have filed for bankruptcy already or reduced debt levels and away from commodities-exposed companies. Default rates on junk bonds are at 5.5% in the U.S.

We are in an “unusually low default rate environment,” Jessop added.

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