Sovereign ETF Overview

There are 21 Sovereign ETFs which can be found in the following ETF.com analytics segments:

  • Fixed Income: Developed Markets Ex-U.S. - Sovereign
  • Fixed Income: Developed Markets Ex-U.S. - Sovereign Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: Emerging Markets - Sovereign
  • Fixed Income: Emerging Markets - Sovereign Short-Term
  • Fixed Income: Global - Sovereign High Yield
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  • Fixed Income: Global Ex-U.S. - Sovereign Inflation-Protected
  • Fixed Income: Global Ex-U.S. - Sovereign Investment Grade
  • Fixed Income: Global Ex-U.S. - Sovereign Investment Grade Short-Term
  • Leveraged Fixed Income: Emerging Markets - Sovereign

The largest Sovereign ETF is the iShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB) with $13.36 B in assets under management and an expense ratio of 0.40% with a trailing 12 month loss of -2.98%. The best-performing ETF over the last 12 months was the Xtrackers Barclays International Treasury Bond Hedged ETF (IGVT) with a total return of 1.80%. The most-recent ETF launched was the Invesco Emerging Markets Debt Defensive ETF (IEMD) in July 2018.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

IEMDInvesco Emerging Markets Debt Defensive ETF--
IEMVInvesco Emerging Markets Debt Value ETF--
IGVTXtrackers Barclays International Treasury Bond Hedged ETF-0.22%
BWZSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term International Treasury Bond ETF-0.58%
VWOBVanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond ETF-0.89%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

EMBUDirexion Daily Emerging Markets Bond Bull 3X Shares-5.67%
EMLCVanEck Vectors J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF-3.90%
LEMBiShares J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF-3.72%
SOVBCambria Sovereign Bond ETF-3.08%
EBNDSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF-3.05%

top creations

EMBiShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF931.53
LEMBiShares J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF35.95
SOVBCambria Sovereign Bond ETF0.00
VWOBVanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond ETF--
IGVTXtrackers Barclays International Treasury Bond Hedged ETF--

top redemptions

BWXSPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF-317.92
PCYInvesco Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt ETF-73.96
BWZSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term International Treasury Bond ETF-59.79
EMLCVanEck Vectors J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF-15.63
WIPSPDR FTSE International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF-5.43

AUM WINNERS

LEMBiShares J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF4.45%
EMBiShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF1.48%
IEMDInvesco Emerging Markets Debt Defensive ETF-0.28%
IGVTXtrackers Barclays International Treasury Bond Hedged ETF-0.49%
EBNDSPDR Bloomberg Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF-0.59%

AUM LOSERS

WIPSPDR FTSE International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF-11.70%
BWXSPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF-5.83%
EMBUDirexion Daily Emerging Markets Bond Bull 3X Shares-5.36%
PCYInvesco Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt ETF-4.47%
FEMBFirst Trust Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF-4.13%

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