The bond ETF universe could almost double in less than four years as traditional fixed-income heavyweights embrace the funds, according to BlackRock Inc.
The Federal Reserve became one of the top holders in some of the world’s largest credit ETFs less than two months after stepping into the market.
An overwhelming majority of investors would be open to use so-called model portfolios to guide their allocation decisions -- if only financial advisors did a better job of explaining them.
As inflows soar and market dislocations vanish, America’s exchange-traded fund market is back to the boom times.
Non-transparent ETFs are appealing for managers looking to shield their strategies from front-running or replication from rivals
An effort by investment giants including State Street, Vanguard, Fidelity and Invesco to redefine the $4 trillion U.S. exchange-traded fund universe has the industry’s smaller players bristling.
In a sign of how topsy-turvy financial assets are right now, risky high-yield bond ETFs have become relative havens and investors are fleeing government debt funds as fast as they can.
Cash prices in some of the most actively traded bond funds are now at steep discounts to the value of their underlying assets. The havoc is reigniting arguments around fixed-income ETFs, which trade much more liquidly than the assets they hold.