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New era for fixed income ETFs

The global fixed income ETF market continues to grow exponentially and BlackRock believes it will surpass $2 trillion by 2024 as institutions increasingly use fixed income ETFs to build portfolios and manage risk.1

60% of institutional investors use fixed income ETFs, up 20% from 2017.2 Simple, fast, and efficient, fixed income ETFs can act as investment building blocks or be part of highly-customized strategies.

Three ways institutions use fixed income ETFs

Fixed income ETFs can be used as tools to organize and navigate the opaque and fragmented over-the-counter (OTC) bond markets. Institutional investors' use of fixed income ETFs can be categorized into these applications.
Liquidity management
Provide a sleeve or buffer that can help maintain portfolio yield and beta exposure.
Tactical asset allocation
A rapid and efficient way to implement an exposure.
Strategic asset allocation
Low cost, efficient way to maintain a core beta position.
Pre-Trade analysis tool for fixed income ETFs
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iShares fixed income ETFs

Use this interactive chart to identify which fixed income ETFs meet your investment objective across asset classes, yield, and duration.

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Fund yields shown are as of the previous business day. The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Click on the fund’s name or ticker within each pop-up box above to access standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end.

"Effective duration" measures the sensitivity of the price of an asset to changes in interest rates. "High Yield" yield curve represented by US Composite BB BVAL Curve. "Investment Grade" yield curve represented by US Composite BBB BVAL Curve. "Treasury" yield curve represented by US Treasury Actives Curve. All yields curves as of 9/30/19.

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