Global Bonds ETF Overview

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

With 32 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Global Bonds ETFs gather total assets under management of $19.15B. The average expense ratio is 0.61%. 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 $3.53B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Global Bonds ETF was the FCVT at 12.84%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Global Bonds space was the Columbia Diversified Fixed Income Allocation ETF DIAL in 10/12/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

FCVTFirst Trust SSI Strategic Convertible Securities ETF0.67%
RAVIFlexShares Ready Access Variable Income Fund0.32%
GSYPowerShares Ultra Short Duration Portfolio0.25%
PGHYPowerShares Global Short Term High Yield Bond Portfolio0.25%
VNLAJanus Henderson Short Duration Income ETF0.15%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

SOVBCambria Sovereign Bond ETF-7.23%
DWFISPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETF-4.73%
GRNBVanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF-4.04%
DIALColumbia Diversified Fixed Income Allocation ETF-2.05%
FFTIFormulaFolios Tactical Income ETF-1.53%

top creations

SRLNSPDR Blackstone / GSO Senior Loan ETF210.66
FTSLFirst Trust Senior Loan Fund55.31
VNLAJanus Henderson Short Duration Income ETF47.48
FPEFirst Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF42.96
DWFISPDR Dorsey Wright Fixed Income Allocation ETF11.25

top redemptions

PGHYPowerShares Global Short Term High Yield Bond Portfolio-45.04
BONDPIMCO Active Bond ETF-15.45
TOTLSPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF-11.90
NFLTVirtus Newfleet Multi-Sector Bond ETF-11.14
FIXDFirst Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF-9.92

AUM WINNERS

STOTSPDR DoubleLine Short Duration Total Return Tactical44.86%
RFCIRiverFront Dynamic Core Income ETF18.33%
SRLNSPDR Blackstone / GSO Senior Loan ETF12.88%
FCVTFirst Trust SSI Strategic Convertible Securities ETF12.81%
FPEIFirst Trust Institutional Preferred Securities and Income ETF10.05%

AUM LOSERS

DIALColumbia Diversified Fixed Income Allocation ETF-14.58%
SOVBCambria Sovereign Bond ETF-6.05%
NFLTVirtus Newfleet Multi-Sector Bond ETF-4.20%
FIXDFirst Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF-4.05%
TOTLSPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF-3.44%

Daily ETF Watch

Preferred Stock ETF Offers New Twist

Fund combines preferred stock exposure with an options strategy.

ETF.com Live Chat!

Next Hot ETF Theme & How Fee Wars Can End

ETF.com's Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here's the transcript.

ETF Report

 2017 ETF.com Annual Awards

Every year, ETF.com seeks to recognize the people, firms and products that took the ETF industry to the next level. Here are the winners and finalists.

 

Features and News

5 Views On Fixed Income ETFs For 2018

These experts share their views on the fixed-income markets, including which ETFs they would buy and avoid.

Features and News

And The 2017 ETF.com Awards Winners Are …

Learn why the winners were selected and who the finalists were.

Features and News

Biggest Active ETFs By Asset Class

The universe of actively managed ETFs is growing. Here are the biggest around.  

Daily ETF Watch

First Trust Plans 'Go Anywhere' Bond ETF

Proposed fund will be actively managed by TCW.

ETF Report

Fixed Income ETFs Jump Into ESG

A small space in the ETF world gets a little bigger with recent launches.

Features and News

How 'BOND' Navigates Fixed Income Waves

Among total-return bond ETFs, PIMCO’s ‘BOND’ is delivering the goods thanks in part to a new income tilt.