Bringing you live news and features since 2006 

WisdomTree and iShares plan corporate bond ETFs

RELATED TOPICS​

Both WisdomTree and iShares are gearing up to launch corporate bond exchange traded funds (ETFs), according to filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

WisdomTree’s actively-managed Global Corporate Bond Fund, will seek both income and capital appreciation, by investing in both “investment grade” and non-investment grade (junk bond) securities”. It will employ “top down analysis of economic factors and bottom up analysis of countries and issuers”.

The iShares Corporate Bond Fund meanwhile, will look to differentiate itself from other corporate bond ETF offerings by avoiding investments in the financials sector. According to the the SEC filing, the passive fund’s underlying index comprises “US dollar-denominated, taxable, investment grade bonds”, but is ‘“stripped of financial issuers”.

Latest News

Figment Europe, a provider of institutional staking infrastructure, writes that it is solidifying its presence in the heart of Europe’s..
Saving and investing app, Moneybox, has doubled the number of ETFs available on the platform, in the light of ‘growing..
Global X ETFs has announced the appointment of Ryan O'Connor as its Chief Executive Officer effective as of April 8, 2024. ..
Value-driven structured credit investing firm, Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC, has announced the completed conversions of two of its mutual..

Related Articles

Jigna Gibb, Bloomberg
Bloomberg Indices has recently hired Jigna Gibb as Head of Commodities and Crypto Index Products, to lead its commodities and...
Robert Minter, director of ETF investment strategy at abrdn takes a look at passive investing in commodities and shares his...
Ryan McCormack, Invesco
This year sees the 25th anniversary of Invesco’s QQQ, the USD240 billion ETF – the fifth largest ETF in the...
ETFs
The European ETF market achieved a record 28 per cent growth – reaching over USD1.8 trillion assets under management (AUM)...
Subscribe to the ETF Express newsletter

Subscribe for access to our weekly newsletter, newsletter archive, updates on the site and exclusive email content.

Marketing by