Global Bonds ETF Overview

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

With 38 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Global Bonds ETFs gather total assets under management of $20.26B. The average expense ratio is 0.57%. 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 $3.56B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Global Bonds ETF was the FCVT at 11.28%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Global Bonds space was the Vanguard Total World Bond ETF BNDW in 09/04/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

FCVT First Trust SSI Strategic Convertible Securities ETF 2.39%
RFUN RiverFront Dynamic Unconstrained Income ETF 0.79%
HYLS First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF 0.69%
GRNB VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF 0.66%
RIGS RiverFront Strategic Income Fund 0.65%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

SOVB Cambria Sovereign Bond ETF -3.94%
FIXD First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF -0.36%
DIAL Columbia Diversified Fixed Income Allocation ETF -0.34%
FBND Fidelity Total Bond ETF -0.31%
JPGB JPMorgan Global Bond Opportunities ETF -0.30%

TOP CREATIONS

SRLN SPDR Blackstone / GSO Senior Loan ETF 134.07
GSY Invesco Ultra Short Duration ETF 80.37
FIXD First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF 51.91
FTSL First Trust Senior Loan Fund 43.15
FPE First Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF 41.31

TOP REDEMPTIONS

TOTL SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF -80.73
BOND PIMCO Active Bond ETF -61.93
RFCI RiverFront Dynamic Core Income ETF -44.33
GTO Invesco Total Return Bond ETF -10.43
MINC AdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF -7.20

AUM WINNERS

BNDW Vanguard Total World Bond ETF 499,166.67%
HSRT Hartford Short Duration ETF 129.55%
UCON First Trust TCW Unconstrained Plus Bond ETF 114.27%
HTRB Hartford Total Return Bond ETF 55.97%
DIAL Columbia Diversified Fixed Income Allocation ETF 6.72%

AUM LOSERS

GTO Invesco Total Return Bond ETF -20.46%
BOND PIMCO Active Bond ETF -2.84%
SOVB Cambria Sovereign Bond ETF -2.69%
TOTL SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF -0.86%
NFLT Virtus Newfleet Multi-Sector Bond ETF -0.57%

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