EMBiShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF
EMB Fund Description
EMB tracks an index of US-dollar-denominated sovereign debt issued by emerging-market countries with more than $1B outstanding and at least two years remaining in maturity.
EMB Factset Analytics Insight
EMB was one of the first emerging-market debt ETFs to be launched, as such, it tends to enjoy strong assets and liquidity. Like many peer funds, but in contrast with our benchmark, EMB holds USD-denominated rather than local-currency debt. This eliminates direct currency risk for US investors, but raises the possibility that a strengthening dollar or weakening local currency could make the debt harder to service, increasing credit risk. Each issuer must have at least $1B outstanding and bonds need at least 2 years remaining to maturity. The fund typically favors longer maturities than our benchmark and tends to lean toward riskier paper, both of which increase yield. One of EMB’s strongest selling points is its strong liquidity, making it the de facto choice for traders.
EMB MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
iShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BB based on a score of 3.04 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.
The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. iShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF ranks in the 4th percentile within its peer group and in the 43th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
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EMB Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of EMB. EMB is rated a 5 out of 5.
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