ETF provides access to euro area corporate bonds focused on sustainability.
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A new UBS Global Asset Management bond index ETF has been tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday.
ETF name: UBS ETF – Barclays MSCI Euro Area Liquid Corporates Sustainable UCITS ETF (EUR) A-dis
Asset class: bond index ETF
Ongoing charges: 0.2 percent
Distribution policy: distributing
Benchmark: Barclays MSCI Euro Area Liquid Corporates Sustainable Index
The UBS ETF – Barclays MSCI Euro Area Liquid Corporates Sustainable UCITS ETF (EUR) A-dis enables investors to participate in the performance of fixed-rate corporate bonds with investment grade rating.
The bonds tracked by the reference index are denominated in euros and issued by euro area companies.
To qualify for inclusion in the reference index, companies must have an ESG rating of BBB or higher and comply with sustainable corporate governance criteria.
They must also be in the industrial, energy supply or financial sector. The corporate bonds have a residual term of at least one year and are limited to five percent per issuer.