BlackRock launches new iShares emerging markets corporate bonds ETF on Xetra

BlackRock has launched a new iShares ETF providing access to emerging markets corporate bonds on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.

The iShares JP Morgan $ EM Corp Bond UCITS ETF EUR Hedged (Acc) allows investors to participate in the performance of US dollar-denominated corporate bonds and quasi-government bonds from emerging markets such as China, Brazil and India. 

The investment universe includes both bonds with investment grade status and high yield bonds. The allocation of income is reinvested. In addition, investors are hedged against potential exchange rate risks against the euro.