Two new exchange-traded funds issued by iShares are tradable on Xetra and via Börse Frankfurt since Friday.
The iShares € Corp Bond ex-Financials UCITS ETF gives investors access to fixed-income euro-denominated corporate bonds with investment grade rating. Bonds are issued by industrial and utility companies but excludes financial issuers. The securities have a remaining time to maturity of at least one year and must have a minimum amount outstanding of €300 million.
The iShares € Corp Bond SRI 0-3yr ESG UCITS ETF tracks the performance of investment grade fixed-income corporate bonds denominated in Euro. Bonds with a remaining time to maturity of no longer than three years are included and must have a minimum amount outstanding of €300 million. The ETF follows a best-in-class approach to sustainable investing and considers the best issuers based on the ESG rating from the respective sector. Companies from controversial business sectors such as alcohol, nuclear power, military weapons, or thermal coal are excluded.
|Name||Asset class||ISIN||Ongoing charges||Distribution policy||Reference index|
|iShares € Corp Bond ex-Financials UCITS ETF||Fixed Income ETF||IE0000BH4WF5||0.20 per cent||accumulating||Bloomberg Euro Corporate ex-Financials Bond Index|
|iShares € Corp Bond SRI 0-3yr ESG UCITS ETF||Fixed Income ETF||IE000AK4O3W6||0.15 per cent||accumulating||Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Euro Corporate 0-3 Sustainable SRI Index|
The product offering in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment currently comprises a total of 1,866 ETFs. With this selection and an average monthly trading volume of around €19 billion, Xetra is the leading trading venue for ETFs in Europe.