The 'Fixed Income ETFs in Focus 2020' special report comprises three separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
Extreme volatility in the world’s asset classes in early 2020 saw fixed income ETFs emerge covered in glory. Salim Ramji, Global head of iShares and Index Investments at BlackRock published the firm’s fixed income report in July saying: “Liquidity, price discovery, usage and transaction costs were severely challenged across multiple asset classes in the bond markets, from high yield and investment grade corporates to emerging markets and even – for a brief period – US Treasuries.
Brett Olson (pictured) Head of Fixed Income iShares EMEA at BlackRock, believes that the period of volatility in Spring 2020 was a turning point for fixed income ETFs, and that now is the time for investors to rethink their approach to fixed income allocation.
Q&A with Michael John Lytle, CEO, Tabula Investment Management