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 42 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, U.S. Broad Market Bonds ETFs gather total assets under management of $126.95B. The average expense ratio is 0.28%. U.S. Broad Market Bonds ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:
- Fixed Income
The largest U.S. Broad Market Bonds ETF is the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF AGG with $53.62B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing U.S. Broad Market Bonds ETF was the ILTB at 4.07%. The most-recent ETF launched in the U.S. Broad Market Bonds space was the Portfolio+ Total Bond Market ETF PPTB in 02/15/18.