U.S. Broad Market Bonds ETF Overview

U.S. broad market bond ETFs provide exposure to the domestic debt market. These one-stop-shop investments package a range of sovereign, corporate and municipal bonds together.

For many investors, broad market bond ETFs act as core fixed-income exposure, and they are as far as these investors will ever venture into the world of bond ETFs. These ETFs are part of the following market segments:

With 40 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, U.S. Broad Market Bonds ETFs gather total assets under management of $122.58B. The average expense ratio is of 0.28%. U.S. Broad Market Bonds ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest U.S. Broad Market Bonds ETF is the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF AGG with $52.53B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing U.S. Broad Market Bonds ETF was the ILTB at 12.54%. The most-recent ETF launched in the U.S. Broad Market Bonds space was the USAA Core Intermediate-Term Bond ETF UITB in 10/24/17.


ILTBiShares Core 10+ Year USD Bond ETF2.05%
YESRAmplify YieldShares Senior Loan and Income ETF1.34%
IMTBiShares Core 5-10 Year USD Bond ETF0.84%
BYLDiShares Yield Optimized Bond ETF0.59%
AGGYWisdomTree Barclays Yield Enhanced U.S. Aggregate Bond Fund0.54%


NUSANuShares Enhanced Yield 1-5 Year U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF-0.29%
AGNDWisdomTree Barclays Negative Duration U.S. Aggregate Bond Fund-0.28%
USTBUSAA Core Short-Term Bond ETF-0.25%
PBNDPowerShares PureBeta U.S. Aggregate Bond Portfolio-0.24%
ISTBiShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF-0.21%

top creations

AGGiShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF1,081.67
IUSBiShares Core Total USD Bond Market ETF656.84
BNDVanguard Total Bond Market ETF595.61
FLRNSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF254.92
FTSMFirst Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF225.14

top redemptions

ICSHiShares Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF-47.57
VBNDVident Core U.S. Bond Strategy ETF-14.92
NUSANuShares Enhanced Yield 1-5 Year U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF-12.47
ILTBiShares Core 10+ Year USD Bond ETF-3.19
ARCMArrow Reserve Capital Management ETF--


ICSHiShares Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF44.22%
VRIGPowerShares Variable Rate Investment Grade Portfolio29.30%
BNDCFlexShares Core Select Bond Fund19.65%
JPSTJPMorgan Ultra-Short Income ETF10.05%
AGGPIQ Enhanced Core Plus Bond U.S. ETF7.48%


HOLDAdvisorShares Sage Core Reserves ETF-11.66%
ILTBiShares Core 10+ Year USD Bond ETF-4.86%
HQBDHartford Quality Bond ETF-0.70%
NUBDNuShares ESG U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF-0.61%
IMTBiShares Core 5-10 Year USD Bond ETF-0.56%

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