PIMCO Launches Active TIPS ETF (ILB)

By: ETFdb
PIMCO, fresh off the extremely successful launch of its Total Return ETF (BOND), has rolled out another actively managed bond fund that taps into a corner of the fixed income market that has generated significant interest in recent years. The new Global Advantage Inflation-Linked Bond Strategy Fund (ILB) will be comprised of inflation-protected bonds, securities that are designed to appreciate along with official inflation metrics. The new PIMCO ETF will be benchmarked against the PIMCO Global Advantage Inflation-Linked Bond Index, and will invest in inflation-protected bonds that are ‘economically tied to at least three developed and emerging market countries (one of which may be the United States)” according to the prospectus. While most inflation-protected bond ETFs focus primarily on U.S. securities, there are a handful that maintain an international focus. The SPDR DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF (WIP) holds a broad-based portfolio with a tilt towards Western Europe, while the iShares [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Bond ETFs For Every Objective Inflation ETF Special: 25 ETF Ideas To Fight Rising Prices Inflation-Fighting ETFs Back In Focus iShares Rolls Out International TIPS ETFs PIMCO Planning Global Inflation-Linked Bond ETF
PIMCO, fresh off the extremely successful launch of its Total Return ETF (BOND), has rolled out another actively managed bond fund that taps into a corner of the fixed income market that has generated significant interest in recent years. The new Global Advantage Inflation-Linked Bond Strategy Fund (ILB) will be comprised of inflation-protected bonds, securities that are designed to appreciate along with official inflation metrics.  The new PIMCO ETF will be benchmarked against the PIMCO Global Advantage Inflation-Linked Bond Index, and will invest in inflation-protected bonds that are ‘economically tied to at least three developed and emerging market countries (one of which may be the United States)” according to the prospectus. While most inflation-protected bond ETFs focus primarily on U.S. securities, there are a handful that maintain an international focus. The  SPDR DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF (WIP) holds a broad-based portfolio with a tilt towards Western Europe, while the iShares [...]

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