iShares Emerging Markets High Yield Bond
50.240.33 (0.66%)
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Prev Close49.80
Bid45.47 x 100
52wk Range43.41 - 49.93
Day's Range49.80 - 49.90
Ask54.03 x 100
Avg Vol (3m)16,512
As of 4:00 PM EDT. Market closed.
  • Barrons.com5 days ago

    Yield Mania: Record Emerging Market Debt Inflows, Argentina A Fave

    Almost $3 billion made its way into emerging market debt funds in the latest weekly reading, with high-yield bonds denominated in dollars and other hard currencies in favor. Emerging market bond funds saw their second-largest inflows on record in the weekly period that ended last Wednesday. At the same time, emerging market equity funds saw their largest inflows since March, while European equity funds recorded their largest redemptions on record at $5.8 billion.

  • Barrons.com11 days ago

    3 Experts: What's Next For Argentina Economy, Investments?

    Economic reform seems to be hitting a limit in Argentina, where the courts are forcing the government to cap natural gas rate increases at 400% year over year for individuals. Meanwhile, there has been rabid appetite for the country's debt, and the Global X MSCI Argentina exchange-traded fund (ARGT) up more than 26% this year, including a 23% rise in oil-and-gas producer YPF (YPF). With that backdrop, here are thoughts from three experts: S&P Global Ratings' chief economist for Latin America, Joaquin Cottani sets the scene and explains the deficit-GDP quandary: "Argentina President Mauricio Macri's government delivered impressive results since taking office on Dec. 10 ... [including] exchange rate unification, the elimination of most export taxes, an agreement with holdout creditors, and a mega-placement of government debt following the agreement.