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Vanguard ETF lists a new Bond ETF on LSE

Vanguard ETF Since Friday a new exchange traded fund from Vanguard is tradable on London Stock Exchange….

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By ETFWorld.co.uk


The Vanguard U.S. Treasury 0-1 Year Bond UCITS ETF aims to track the the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays Short Treasury Index.

Objectives and investment policy

  • The Fund employs a passive management – or indexing – investmentapproach, through physical acquisition of securities, and seeks to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays Short Treasury Index.
  • The Fund  invests  in  a  portfolio  of  fixed-rate,  short-term  US  Dollar-denominated  US  Treasury  securities  that  so  far  as  possible  andpracticable  consists  of  a  representative  sample  of  the  componentsecurities of the Index.
  • The Index measures the performance of US dollar denominated bondspaying a fixed rate of interest issued by the US government.
  • Bonds in the Index have maturities of less than one year and include USTreasury bills, notes and bonds with remaining maturities between onemonth and one year.
  • To a lesser extent the Fund may invest in similar types of governmentbonds outside the Index.
  • The Fund may use derivatives in order to reduce risk or cost and/orgenerate extra income or growth. The use of derivatives could increaseor reduce exposure to underlying assets and result in greater fluctuationsof the Fund’s net asset value. A derivative is a financial contract whosevalue is based on the value of a financial asset (such as a share, bond,or currency) or a market index.
  • The base currency of the Fund is USD.2The Fund may engage in short term secured lending of its investmentsto certain eligible third parties. This is used as a means of generatingadditional income and to off-set the costs of the Fund.
  • The Fund is appropriate for short-term investment.
  • This share class is an accumulating share class and the Directors do not intend to declare a dividend. Income will be reinvested and reflected inthe price of shares in the Fund.

Name : Vanguard U.S. Treasury 0-1 Year Bond UCITS ETF

ISIN : IE00BLRPPV00

Asset Class : Bond

Total Expense Ratio : 0.07%

Distribution policy : Accumulation

Reference index :  Bloomberg Barclays Short Treasury Index

Source: ETFWorld.co.uk

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