iShares Global Inflation-Linked Bond ETF (GTIP) - NYSEARCA
  • Jun. 24, 2015, 11:34 AM
    • With many investors stuck in the recent past's worry over deflation,TIPS "reflect insufficient risk premium" that inflation could run higher than the Fed's 2% target, says Pimco's Mihir Worah, CIO real return and asset allocation.
    • "These U.S. government-backed bonds, and inflation-linked bonds of several other nations, can be the cornerstone of a portfolio of inflation-hedging assets, depending on the specific objectives of each investor."
    • ETFs: TIP, WIP, VTIP, SCHP, IPE, LTPZ, WIW, STPZ, TIPZ, STIP, ILB, WIA, ITIP, GTIP, TPS, TDTT, TIPX, TDTF, SIPE
    | Jun. 24, 2015, 11:34 AM | 2 Comments
  • May 6, 2015, 4:36 AM
    | May 6, 2015, 4:36 AM | 5 Comments
  • Jun. 25, 2014, 4:41 AM
    • Expectations of U.S. and euro zone break-even rates seem to be heading in opposite directions, as investors wager on opposing consumer price outlooks. The break-even rates, as measured by the difference between yields on 10-year nominal Treasury notes and TIPs, are at about 2.3% in the U.S. This greatly differs in the euro zone, where Germany reports a rate of 1.3%.
    • TIPs are expected to gain in popularity over the next year, as break-evens expect to rise in par with U.S. inflation. However, the euro zone is currently dealing with a falling inflation rate. Despite the European Central Bank instituting a 2% inflation mandate, annual inflation in the euro zone was only 0.5% in May.
    • ETFs: TIP, WIP, VTIP, SCHP, IPE, LTPZ, STPZ, TIPZ, STIP, ILB, ITIP, GTIP, TPS, TDTT, TIPX, TDTF, SIPE, RINF, INFL, UINF, FINF, DEFL, SINF
    | Jun. 25, 2014, 4:41 AM
  • Jan. 7, 2014, 12:12 PM
    • The EGShares TCW EM Short Term Investment Grade Bond ETF (SEMF), Intermediate Term Investment Grade Bond ETF (IEMF), and Long Term Investment Grade Bond ETF (LEMF) will begin trading on January 8th; offering exposure to both sovereign and corporate bonds.
    • Each new fund will charge 0.65%, which is above the average expense ratio for this sector, but few funds currently offer specific duration exposure to emerging market bonds.
    • Other emerging market bond ETFs: EMB, PCY, ELD, EMLC, EMCB, VWOB, ILB, EMCD, LEMB, ITIP, EBND, EMAG, GTIP, PFEM, EMSH
    | Jan. 7, 2014, 12:12 PM
  • Nov. 21, 2013, 9:12 AM
    • Emerging market bond ETF investors worried about duration risk will have their first short-duration fund to choose from starting today with the launch of ProShares' Short-Term USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMSH). The fund has an expense ratio of 0.5%.
    • The underlying index only selects paper with a fixed rate and maturity of 0-5 years, with a weighted average yield-to-maturity of three years or less. Sovereign, and corporate - both investment and speculative grade - will be included.
    • As comparison, the iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB) has a 7-year effective duration.
    • Corporate EM bond ETFs: EMCB, EMCD, HYEM, EMHY
    • Government EM bond ETFs: EMB, PCY, ELD, EMLC, ILB, LEMB, ITIP, EBND, GTIP, PFEM
    | Nov. 21, 2013, 9:12 AM
  • Nov. 13, 2013, 11:33 AM
    • Market Vectors files paperwork for the Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond ETF EMAG, with an after-fee-waiver annual expense ratio of 0.49%.
    • The fund will hold both sovereign and corporate, and both investment grade and high-yield paper from a large number of emerging market countries. At the end of Q3, the tracked index held about 1,800 bonds from a total of 694 issuers.
    • Market Vectors' Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF (EMLC) has just over $1B in AUM.
    • Related ETFs: EMB, PCY, ELD, EMLC, ILB, LEMB, ITIP, EBND, GTIP, PFEM, EMCB, EMCD, HYEM, EMHY
    | Nov. 13, 2013, 11:33 AM
GTIP Description
The iShares Global Inflation-Linked Bond Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the BofA Merrill Lynch Global Diversified Inflation-Linked Index.
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