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).
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.