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Fixed income ETFs to fit your investment needs

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Average Bid-Offer Spreads (bps)


Trade Volumes


Trading Volume as % of Bonds


Trading Volume as % of CDX


Fixed income ETFs to fit your investment needs

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"Trade Cost Comparison" is represented by the average bid-offer spreads of reported bond transactions over the time period. "Bond Market Large Trades" are defined as single transactions over $1,000,000. "Bond Market Small Trades" are defined as single transactions under $1,000,000. Bond market trade costs for "Investment Grade Corporate" and "High Yield Corporate" are sourced from the Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE) developed by FINRA. Bond market trade costs for "Emerging Market Debt" are sourced from Trade Association for the Emerging Markets (EMTA). Bond market trade costs for "Aggregate" are sourced from the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). "ETF" trade costs represented by the average bid-offer spreads recorded for the ETF over the time period. ETF spreads sourced from NYSE Arcavision. "Trading volume" is represented by the trailing 20-day average daily volume of the ETF. Source is Bloomberg. "Volume Compared to Bond Market Volume" is represented by the daily trading volume of the ETF divided by the daily trading volume of either "investment grade corporate" bonds or "high yield corporate" bonds tracked by Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE) developed by FINRA.

Carefully consider the Funds' investment objectives, risk factors, and charges and expenses before investing. This and other information can be found in the Funds' prospectuses or, if available, the summary prospectuses, which may be obtained by visiting the iShares Fund and BlackRock Fund prospectus pages. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Fixed income risks include interest-rate and credit risk. Typically, when interest rates rise, there is a corresponding decline in bond values. Credit risk refers to the possibility that the bond issuer will not be able to make principal and interest payments.

Non-investment-grade debt securities (high-yield/junk bonds) may be subject to greater market fluctuations, risk of default or loss of income and principal than higher-rated securities.

International investing involves risks, including risks related to foreign currency, limited liquidity, less government regulation and the possibility of substantial volatility due to adverse political, economic or other developments. These risks often are heightened for investments in emerging/ developing markets or in concentrations of single countries.

Shares of the iShares Funds may be bought and sold throughout the day on the exchange through any brokerage account. Shares are not individually redeemable from the Fund, however, Shares may be redeemed directly from a Fund by Authorized Participants, in very large creation/redemption units.

Buying and selling shares of ETFs will result in brokerage commissions.

When comparing stocks or bonds and iShares Funds, it should be remembered that management fees associated with fund investments, like iShares Funds, are not borne by investors in individual stocks or bonds.

The Funds are distributed by BlackRock Investments, LLC (together with its affiliates, “BlackRock”).

The iShares ETFs are not sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by Barclays, Bloomberg Finance L.P., BlackRock Index Services, LLC, Cohen & Steers Capital Management, Inc., European Public Real Estate Association (“EPRA® ”), FTSE International Limited (“FTSE”), India Index Services & Products Limited, Interactive Data, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Japan Exchange Group, MSCI Inc., Markit Indices Limited, Morningstar, Inc., The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”), New York Stock Exchange, Inc., Russell or S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. None of these companies make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the Funds. With the exception of BlackRock Index Services, LLC, who is an affiliate, BlackRock Investments, LLC is not affiliated with the companies listed above.


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