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IShares drafts plans for seven bond ETFs

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iShares has submitted paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission seeking regulatory permission to roll out seven exchange-traded funds focusing on various corners of the fixed-income market that have not received much attention up to now from ETF providers, according to Morningstar.

The IShares Barclays CMBS Bond Fund would track the performance of an index of investment-grade commercial mortgage-backed securities, which are pools of commercial mortgages.

IShares Barclays GNMA Bond Fund would track an index of mortgage-backed, pass-through securities issued by the Government National Mortgage Association, including fixed-rate mortgage pass-through securities with 15- or 30-year maturities.

IShares Aaa – A Rated Corporate Bond Fund would track a market-cap-weighted index of dollar-denominated fixed-rate, taxable corporate bonds that are rated A3 or higher.

IShares Industrials Sector Bond Fund would track an index of dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds issued by industrial corporate issuers in the US bond market.

IShares Barclays US Treasury Bond Fund would track a cap-weighted index measuring the performance of US Treasury obligations with a year or more to maturity.

IShares Financials Sector Bond Fund would track a cap-weighted index of publicly issued, investment-grade US corporate bonds in the financial sector.

IShares Utilities Sector Bond would track a cap-weighted index of publicly issued, investment-grade US corporate bonds in the utilities industry.

All the proposed ETFs would track Barclays indexes.  IShares has not provide tickers or expense ratios for any of the proposed ETFs.

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