The fixed income ETF market is still in its early stages of both growth and innovation. ETFs account for less than 1% of the entire fixed income market highlighting the huge growth potential there is.
As investors become more comfortable with the ETF wrapper in the bond space, ETF issuers are starting to move away from the traditionally passive space.
Smart beta, credit default swaps and fallen angel ETFs are just a few examples of innovation taking place in the fixed income ETF market. This live discussion studied the different options available to investors and highlighted the areas of the market where further innovation is required to meet demand.