A new db x-trackers ETF from the Deutsche Asset Management ETF product family has been tradable in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Thursday.
Name: db x-trackers II iBoxx USD Liquid Asia Ex-Japan Corporate Bond UCITS ETF (DR)
Asset class: bond index ETF
Total expense ratio: 0.30%
Distribution policy: distributing
Reference index: Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Asia ex-Japan Corporates Large Cap Investment Grade Index
The db x-trackers II iBoxx USD Liquid Asia Ex-Japan Corporate Bond UCITS ETF (DR) gives investors access to tradable large-cap corporate bonds denominated in US dollar and issued by Asia-based companies, excluding those in Japan. Bonds must have investment-grade status to be included in the reference index. They must also be internationally tradable and have a minimum outstanding volume of USD 750 million and a residual maturity of at least 1.5 years. The index is weighted by volume based on the bonds’ market value.
The product offering in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment currently comprises a total of 1,128 exchange traded funds, making it the largest offering of all European stock exchanges. This selection, together with an average monthly trading volume of around €15 billion, makes Xetra Europe’s leading trading venue for ETFs.