iShares Launches Muni-Bond ETFs
While the vast majority of fixed income ETF assets are allocated to total bond market funds -- BND and AGG have combined assets of more than $17 billion -- increasingly innovative and targeted products are seeing some success.
State Street's convertible bond ETF (CWB ) has amassed more than $200 million and PowerShares' Build America Bond Portfolio (BAB ) is quickly building assets as well. Expect several more product launches in 2010 as issuers race to establish market share in a rapidly expanding space.
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