iSectors’ Chuck Self On Invesco’s Emerging Markets ETFs for Fund Action Report

On September 27, 2018

Invesco’s laddered portfolio building blocks can help investors stay clear of credit risk, an analyst said.

Is there a market for emerging markets bonds ETFs? Why would investors be interested in such products? Invesco is expanding its newly acquired BulletShares brand with a suite of emerging markets exchange-traded funds. The firm plans add four ETFs to the target-maturity suite it scooped up from Guggenheim Investments this year, with maturities ranging between 2021 to 2024.

iSectors Chief Investment Officer, Chuck Self talks to Rheaa Rao, reporter fo Fund Action, about Invesco’s new emerging markets bonds funds. With these funds—a 2021 ETF, 2022 ETF and so on—the firm plans to expand its BulletShares brand.

Comment:  Invesco’s laddered portfolio building blocks are an effective way of getting exposure to emerging markets on the debt side while steering clear of credit risk, said Chuck Self, CIO of ETF strategist firm iSectors. An index-based emerging market debt fund with securities of varying maturities in a single fund carries higher risk and is not as desirable, he said.

 

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