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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 growth potential unparalleled in the U.S., without the risk of emerging equities.

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As many had expected, the first half of 2012 saw the continuation of an aggressive expansion of the ETF industry. More than 120 new exchange-traded products began trading during the first six months of the year, including several innovative and first to market ideas. At first glance, it appears as if the new wave of [...]

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The innovation continues to impress in the ETF industry, particularly in the fixed income corner of the market. Earlier this week, State Street launched two additional bond ETFs, including a fund that targets both major “buckets” of the corporate bond market and a fund that will focus on debt of emerging markets companies.

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iShares is continuing to beef up it product lineup with plans to launch a corporate bond ETF focusing on debt from emerging markets issuers. The Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund (CEMB) is set to debut later this week on Thursday, April 17th, on the BATS Exchange. The new fixed income offering will join the growing family of [...]

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Q1 of 2012 is officially on the books and the ETF industry is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. So far this year, investors have been introduced to some of the most intriguing products to have hit the markets, beefing up the list of more than 1,400 ETFs to chose from.  As issuers [...]

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The ETF industry slowed down its pace in March, showing moderate levels of activity on the product development front. After a busy February, this month saw the debut of only 14 new funds; however, investors were introduced to two new first-to-market products, including an emerging market corporate bond fund as well as an ETF that [...]

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After months of seemingly never-ending debates, the Greek negotiations finally came to a close this week as the country went forward with the proposed bond swap. A financial industry group dubbed Greece’s debt  restructuring a “credit event”,  in which holders of Greek credit default swaps will be entitled to compensations. On the home front, investors welcomed more good news as [...]

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WisdomTree, the firm behind an already robust suite of international fixed income ETFs, announced on Thursday the launch of another first-to-market fund that expands the universe of bonds available to U.S. investors. The new Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund (EMCB) will be an actively-managed ETF that offers exposure to dollar-denominated corporate bonds from issuers in [...]

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