Bond ETF Overview

Bond ETFs were first introduced in 2002, and since then, investors have poured more than $300 billion in assets into those ETFs. But bond ETFs aren't a one-to-one swap for bonds. The ETF wrapper introduces key differences, which makes these investments behave in unexpected ways. This channel is designed to help you understand bond ETFs and how they work, keep you up-to-date on the latest bond ETF news, and find the right bond ETFs for your portfolio.

Weekly ETF Flows

Nearly $6B Flows Into Fixed Income ETFs Like 'GBIL'

Six of the 10 ETFs on the top creations list for the week were fixed-income products.

Daily ETF Flows

Outflows Of $290M From 'XLE'

The energy sector ETF topped the daily outflows list for Thursday, July 20, 2017.

ETF.com Analysis

New ETFs Veer From Vanilla

New twists to standard offerings and more niche themes come to market.

Daily Hot Reads

Thursday Hot Reads: How To Get A Free ETF

Also, two boring but successful bond ETFs.

Daily ETF Flows

'IVV' Picks Up $1.9B

The S&P 500 ETF topped the daily inflows list for Wednesday, July 19.

Daily ETF Flows

'HYG' Tops Inflows List On Slow Day

'HYG' took the top spot, with inflows of a modest $282 million, on Tuesday, July 18.

Daily ETF Flows

'SIZE' Assets Plunge

The size-factor ETF had notable outflows on Monday, July 17.

Features and News

4 ETF Bond Managers Share Their Top Picks

In the ETF space, actively managed bond funds are popular, and their managers have very different ideas of where opportunities lie. 

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: Nuveen Plans Socially Responsible Bond Fund

Firm to expand its comprehensive ESG lineup with a broad bond ETF.