Three UBS bond index ETFs launched on Xetra
Three UBS Global Asset Management exchange-traded funds (ETFs) focused on US and eurozone corporate bonds have begun trading in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment.
The UBS ETF - Barclays US Liquid Corporates UCITS ETF (USD) and UBS ETF - Barclays US Liquid Corporates UCITS ETF (hedged to EUR) enable investors to participate in the performance of corporate bonds denominated in US dollars and issued in the US.
The bonds have an investment grade rating and a residual maturity of at least a year.
The currency risk between the euro and US dollar is minimised via currency futures for the UBS ETF – Barclays US Liquid Corporates UCITS ETF (hedged to EUR).
The third fund, the UBS ETF - Barclays Euro Area Liquid Corporates 1-5 Year UCITS ETF (EUR) enables investors to participate in the performance of corporate bonds denominated in euros and issued in the eurozone. The reference index contains corporate bonds with an investment grade rating and residual maturity of between one and five years.
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