BlackRock: New bond ETFs are particularly attractive to Nordic investors

While eyeing a whooping USD 1tn inflow in global bond ETFs in the horizon, the world's largest provider of ETFs has launched two European ESG high yield strategies that are available across all Nordic markets.

Director Nordic iShares Matti Tammi, | Photo: PR / BlackRock

Last week, BlackRock announced the launch of two European high yield ETFs in conjunction with the Dutch insurer a.s.r. They where the first of their kind in Europe, according to the asset manager

The strategies offer exposure through debt issues by companies with the strongest commitment to ESG, while screening out companies involved in controversial business activities, according to a press statement.

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