Six major misconceptions about fixed-income ETFs

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China.
An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China.PHOTO: REUTERS

Global investors are increasing their allocation to Asian fixed income as the markets offer attractive yields compared with many developed markets and have become more liquid and matured.

As such, Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are fast becoming its investment of choice. Yet, several common misconceptions about fixed-income ETFs still linger.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 24, 2019, with the headline 'Six major misconceptions about fixed-income ETFs'. Print Edition | Subscribe