Seekingalpha.com – As more investment pros warn of a bubble in Treasuries, State Street Global Advisors is launching an intermediate-term bond exchange-traded fund focused on investment-grade corporates and government debt.
The SPDR Barclays Capital Intermediate Term Credit Bond ETF started trading on Wednesday. It’s expected to come with an annual expense ratio of 0.15%. It will follow an index of more than 2,500 bonds and a weighted maturity of 5.2 years.
While ITR enters an investment-grade intermediate bond field with a few established competitors, the new ETF does track an index that offers somewhat different investment features than its rivals.