Bond ETFs ‘a source of liquidity’ in stress events

ETF volumes jumped after US election, while bond volumes remained constant

figure-of-stock-market-trading-boards
ETF prices barely flickered when Franklin Templeton offloaded 88% of the AUNZ fund

Fixed-income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have proven to be a source of liquidity during a series of recent stress events, market participants have claimed.

Briton Ryan, head of ETF capital markets at Nuveen Investments, pointed to the US presidential election on November 8 as evidence that bond ETFs perform well in stressed and extreme scenarios.

Roughly 33.2 million shares of the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) changed hands on November 10, compared with 14.4 million on the

To continue reading...

You must be signed in to use this feature.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: