Global Bonds ETF Overview

Global bond ETFs provide exposure to fixed-income securities from all over the world.

With 36 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Global Bonds ETFs gather total assets under management of $19.61B. The average expense ratio is 0.60%. Global Bonds ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income

The largest Global Bonds ETF is the First Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF FPE with $3.51B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Global Bonds ETF was the FCVT at 10.87%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Global Bonds space was the Fidelity High Yield Factor ETF FDHY in 06/12/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

BONDPIMCO Active Bond ETF0.92%
GTOInvesco Total Return Bond ETF0.90%
TOTLSPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF0.73%
FBNDFidelity Total Bond ETF0.72%
RFCIRiverFront Dynamic Core Income ETF0.67%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DWFISPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETF-0.80%
FCVTFirst Trust SSI Strategic Convertible Securities ETF-0.75%
SOVBCambria Sovereign Bond ETF-0.53%
PGHYInvesco Global Short Term High Yield Bond ETF-0.49%
HSRTHartford Short Duration ETF-0.30%

top creations

SRLNSPDR Blackstone / GSO Senior Loan ETF103.78
VNLAJanus Henderson Short Duration Income ETF47.46
GSYInvesco Ultra Short Duration ETF40.19
RFCIRiverFront Dynamic Core Income ETF34.62
FBNDFidelity Total Bond ETF34.07

top redemptions

BONDPIMCO Active Bond ETF-46.30
TOTLSPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF-45.18
NFLTVirtus Newfleet Multi-Sector Bond ETF-15.76
MINCAdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF-14.38
DWFISPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETF-13.12

AUM WINNERS

RFCIRiverFront Dynamic Core Income ETF24.59%
RAVIFlexShares Ready Access Variable Income Fund19.52%
VNLAJanus Henderson Short Duration Income ETF9.45%
BLHYVirtus Newfleet Dynamic Credit ETF7.72%
FBNDFidelity Total Bond ETF6.88%

AUM LOSERS

GTOInvesco Total Return Bond ETF-12.60%
NFLTVirtus Newfleet Multi-Sector Bond ETF-12.05%
DWFISPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETF-9.98%
MINCAdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF-8.53%
RIGSRiverFront Strategic Income Fund-6.11%

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