iShares launches emerging market government bonds ETF on Xetra

iShares has launched a new ETF providing access to emerging market government bonds on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt.

The iShares JP Morgan EUR EM Bond UCITS ETF EUR (Dist) gives investors access to euro-denominated, floating-rate and fixed-rate government and quasi-government bonds from emerging markets. 

Only bonds with a remaining maturity of at least two and a half years and a minimum outstanding volume of 500 million euros are included in the index. The weighting of a country is limited to a maximum of 10 per cent. Accruing coupon payments are distributed.