New Xtrackers Eurozone and USD bond ETFs launch in Xetra
Two new Xtrackers ETFs on government bonds from the Euro zone and USD government and quasi-government bonds from emerging markets are now trdaing on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.
With Xtrackers II USD Emerging Markets Bond UCITS ETF 2C, investors can participate in the performance of US dollar-denominated government and quasi-government bonds from emerging markets. The investment universe includes the entire yield curve as well as investment grade bonds and high yield bonds. Inclusion in the Index requires a minimum residual maturity of two to three years and a minimum rating of C or Ca. At least one billion USD of a bond must be outstanding. In addition, the total volume of a country's bonds is limited to a maximum of USD25 billion. The proceeds are reinvested.
The Xtrackers II Eurozone Government Bond UCITS ETF 2C - USD hedged offers investors the opportunity to invest in euro-denominated government bonds from the Eurozone. Only bonds with investment grade status, a remaining term of at least one year and an outstanding volume of at least one billion euros are considered. The returns are reinvested. In addition, this share class offers currency hedging against the US dollar.