NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- In the exchange-traded fund industry, there has been far more attention paid to stock fund themes than specialized bond funds. That's slowly changing.State Street (STT) recently launched the SPDR Barclays Capital International Corporate Bond ETF (IBND). There are already several foreign government bond ETFs, but now investors have access to corporate bonds as well. PowerShares will also list a foreign corporate bond ETF.
European Bond ETF Targets Volatile Currencies
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