Two new exchange traded funds from Xtrackers have been tradable on Xetra and via Börse Frankfurt since Friday.
The Xtrackers ESG EUR High Yield Corporate Bond UCITS ETF offers investors the opportunity to invest in high-yield corporate bonds denominated in euros. The high yield bonds must be fixed rate and rated below Ba1/BB+. In addition, bonds from issuers that are deemed unsustainable based on ESG criteria or exceed certain caps on controversial activities are excluded.
The Xtrackers II ESG Eurozone Government Bond UCITS ETF provides investors with access to Euro denominated government bonds issued by developed countries in the Eurozone with an investment grade rating. To be included in the reference index, issuers must be classified as “free” by Freedom House and exceed a certain threshold in terms of their ESG score.
|Name||Asset class||ISIN||Ongoing charges||Distribution policy||Reference index|
|Xtrackers ESG EUR High Yield Corporate Bond UCITS ETF||Fixed Income ETF||IE0006GNB732||0.25 per cent||accumulating||Bloomberg MSCI Euro High Yield Sustainable and SRI Index|
|Xtrackers II ESG Eurozone Government Bond UCITS ETF||Fixed Income ETF||LU2468423459||0.15 per cent||accumulating||FTSE ESG Select EMU Government Bond Index|
The product offering in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment currently comprises a total of 1,883 ETFs. With this selection and an average monthly trading volume of around €19 billion, Xetra is the leading trading venue for ETFs in Europe.