iShares has launched two fixed-income ETFs targeting global inflation-linked bond and European covere...
The Barclays subsidiary listed the funds today on the London Stock Exchange.
iShares Global Inflation-Linked Bond tracks the Barclays World Government Inflation-Linked Bond index which currently consists of 90 bonds covering 10 countries across seven currencies.
And iShares € Covered Bond provides exposure to a range of European covered bonds based on the Markit iBoxx € Covered index, which currently tracks 448 bonds, 93% of which are AAA-rated.
The bonds have an average yield of 5.25% and duration of 4.25 years.
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