Other local currency emerging markets bond ETFs include the SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF (NYSEArca: EBND) and iShares Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF (NYSEArca: LEMB).

Related: Treasury ETFs Still Have a Place in a Diversified Portfolio

Emerging market debt investors have more exposure to countries with commodity dependency and who currently have flexible currency regimes, notably a heavier emphasis on emerging Latin American debt. Investors have added $1.5 billion in new assets to EMLC year-to-date.

For more information on the fixed-income market, visit our bond ETFs category.

Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of EMB.

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