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iShares launches new US fixed-income bond ETF


iShares has launched the iShares USD Corp Bond SRI 0-3yr UCITS Hedged (Acc) ETF on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.

The new fund allows investors to participate in the performance of US dollar-denominated fixed-income bonds. These bonds are issued by companies worldwide that have a comparatively high ESG rating in their economic sector and investment grade status. The bonds have a maximum maturity of three years and must have a minimum outstanding amount of USD300 million. However, companies whose products have a negative social or environmental impact are not included.
The ETF uses a hedging strategy to minimise the exchange rate risk between the base currency of the bonds and the euro.

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