With the Federal Reserve expected to hike interest rates and make waves in the fixed-income market, bond investors may consider actively managed exchange traded funds that are able to quickly adapt to the changes and modify positions to conform to a higher rate environment.
On the upcoming webcast, ETF Active Management: How You Can be a Part of its Success, Dave Mazza, Head of ETF & Mutual Fund Research at State Street Global Advisors, David Haviland, Portfolio Manager and Managing Partner of Beaumont Capital Management, and Marc Pfeffer, Senior Portfolio Manager at CLS Investments, will outline the current fixed-income market condition and look to active ETF options in a rising rate environment.
For instance, State Street Global Advisors offers a range of active bond ETFs that may be more nimble in changing market conditions. For instance, the SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF (NYSEArca: TOTL) has been a popular active bond play for ETF investors. TOTL is an actively managed ETF backed by bond guru Jeff Gundlach and is also seen as an ETF adaptation of the flagship DoubleLine Total Return Fund (DLTNX).
DoubleLine and SSGA have also partnered up with the more recently launched SPDR DoubleLine Short Duration Total Return Tactical ETF (BATS: STOT) and SPDR DoubleLine Emerging Markets Fixed Income ETF (BATS: EMTL).