BlackRock to Start Junk Bond ETF Amid Record Inflows-continued

March 29, 2012--BlackRock Inc. (BLK), the world's biggest money manager, is planning a global junk-bond exchange-traded fund after its first high-yield debt ETF grew to include $14.3 billion of assets in four years.
The IShares Global ex-USD High-Yield Corporate Bond Fund will track an index composed of speculative-grade bonds denominated in euros, pounds and Canadian dollars, according to a prospectus filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund aims to invest at least 40 percent of its assets in companies located or doing business outside the U.S., the document said.

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Source: Bloomberg


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