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As the U.S. market slowly wanders towards the road to recovery, many investors who had avoided the short-term effects of the recession are now left looking for a long-term solution for slow American economic growth without risking everything. One option is to look through emerging market bonds, which often offer growth potential unparalleled in the United States without the risk of emerging equities.

Investors can choose from a wide variety of emerging market bond ETFs, including corporate and government bond exposure and, for more targeted exposure, country-specific ETFs in the emerging market space [see Free ETF Country Exposure Tool].
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Individual emerging market bonds are difficult to purchase and come with significant risk. For this reason, investors are turning to ETFs to gain broad exposure to this market. ETFs don’t remove currency, interest rate, and other risk factors inherent to international bond investing, but the diversification that an ETF offers mitigates these risks and can provide lower volatility [Download How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. [click to continue…]

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As the U.S. market slowly wanders towards the road to recovery, many investors who had avoided the short term effects of the recession are now left scratching their heads, looking for a long term solution for slow American economic growth without risking everything. One option is to look through emerging market bonds, which often offer […]

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Just a few years ago there were only a handful of bond ETFs available to U.S. investors, and almost all of them focused on securities from U.S. issuers denominated in U.S. dollars. One of the most noteworthy innovations to shape the ETF industry over the last several years has been a significant growth in international […]

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The ETF industry continues to expand at an impressive rate, with dozens of new products debuting every month and the size of the lineup quickly approaching the 1,300 mark. While each new month generally brings a number of new product launches, it also beings some important milestones for ETFs that have debuted in the past. […]

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International Bond ETFs: Cruising Through All The Options

by on July 18, 2011 | Updated November 20, 2012

The fixed income corner of the ETF industry has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, as investors have become increasingly comfortable with achieving bond exposure through the exchange-traded structure. In 2010 more than $26 billion flowed into bond ETFs, following a year that saw more than $42 billion in net inflows. During the first six […]

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Creativity on the product development front has become a defining characteristic of the ETF industry, as the surge in the number of ETF offerings in recent years has been driven not by duplication but by innovation. Many of the new fund launches are first-to-market concepts, offering exposure to asset classes or strategies not previously available […]

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After January saw the introduction of nearly two dozen ETFs, February was a bit of a slowdown from a product development standpoint. Still, the month saw plenty of activity, as 14 new exchange-traded products launched and the pipeline continued to fill with both duplicative concepts and innovative ideas. February proved that the industry still has […]

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State Street rolled out two new ETFs on Thursday, launching products offering exposure to emerging markets equities and fixed income securities. The SPDR Barclays Capital Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF (EBND) will seek to replicate a benchmark consisting of fixed-rate local currency sovereign debt of emerging market countries, while the SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend […]

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Over the past few years, investors’ comfort level with obtaining bond exposure via ETFs has increased rapidly as a multitude of new products have hit the market, slicing and dicing the fixed income space in new ways and enhancing the level of granularity available. While the proliferation of bond ETFs has touched virtually every sector […]

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