EMB - iShares JP Morgan USD Em Mkts Bd ETF

NasdaqGM - NasdaqGM Real Time Price. Currency in USD
-0.51 (-0.48%)
As of 3:38PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close106.78
Bid106.30 x 900
Ask106.31 x 1800
Day's Range106.08 - 106.44
52 Week Range106.08 - 117.46
Avg. Volume2,930,082
Net Assets11.96B
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
YTD Return-5.05%
Beta (3y)1.52
Expense Ratio (net)0.40%
Inception Date2007-12-17
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  • ETF Trends5 hours ago

    Buying the Dip in Emerging Markets Bond ETFs

    Exchange traded funds holding emerging markets debt are getting drubbed this year. For example, the iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB) is lower by 8% while the VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF (EMLC) is down almost 10%. EMB tracks the J.P. Morgan EMBI Global Core Index, a market-cap-weighted index.

  • Forbes4 days ago

    When Will The High-Yield Credit Bubble Burst?

    U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference June 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. After a two-day meeting the Chairman Powell announced that the Fed will increase interest rates by quarter of a percentage point. The Federal Reserve is tightening monetary policy.

  • Trending: Oil Slides as Russia and Saudi Arabia Mull Output Boost
    ETF Database18 days ago

    Trending: Oil Slides as Russia and Saudi Arabia Mull Output Boost

    Crude oil has again taken the headlines this week along with the ongoing political debacle in Italy. The black commodity started to reverse gains after Saudi Arabia and Russia hinted that output could be boosted to avoid a supply shock. Regional banks trended second after U.S. Congress rolled back legislation aimed to prevent a fresh financial crisis. Small-Cap Index Russell 2000 felt like a safe haven amid the market turmoil and was third in the list. Emerging markets equities and emerging markets bonds close the list. Check out our previous trends edition at Trending: Strong Dollar Plunges Argentina Into Crisis, Again

  • ETF Trends27 days ago

    Finding Value in Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    Despite the recent weakness in the developing market segment, investors can still look to emerging market bond ETFs for their attractive payouts. With yields on benchmark 10-year Treasuries hovering around ...

  • CNBC27 days ago

    Investors are finding value in emerging market debt

    In an environment where the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond yield can't hold 3 percent, the more than 6 percent average yield on emerging market debt is an attractive proposition.

  • ETF Trends28 days ago

    Dollar Dilemma for EM Bond ETFs

    The iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (NASDAQ: EMB) and other exchange traded funds holding dollar-denominated emerging markets debt are struggling as familiar problems are weighing on ...

  • Benzingalast month

    A Familiar Problem For Emerging Market Bond ETFs

    The iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (NASDAQ: EMB), the largest exchange-traded fund tracking developing world debt, is down about 5.6 percent this year and it's not hard to explain why. Catalysts that previously lifted emerging markets debt are ebbing. EMB rose 10.3 percent last year even as the Federal Reserve raised interest rates three times.

  • MarketWatchlast month

    The dollar rally is punishing emerging-market bonds, after year of record issuance

    Emerging-market bonds are reeling as a result of the dollar’s rebound, which is putting a strain on countries and corporations that found it difficult to resist issuing debt in the U.S. currency. “The dollar remains the single most important consideration for EM finances,” said James McCormack, global head of sovereigns for Fitch Ratings. Issuing dollar-denominated debt instead of government paper in local currencies can often result in cheaper borrowing, as risk-averse investors paid a premium for receiving interest payments in the more stable greenback.

  • MarketWatchlast month

    Who’d be foolish enough to buy Argentina’s 100-year bonds? The biggest fund companies out there

    When the government of Argentina issued 100-year bonds last June, it generated headlines and raised eyebrows. The South American country had just emerged from nearly 15 years of litigation and technical default on $95 billion worth of its sovereign debt. In 2016, recently elected President Mauricio Macri settled with the last holdout creditors.

  • Are Dollar Denominated Bond ETFs Better Bets in EM Space?
    Zackslast month

    Are Dollar Denominated Bond ETFs Better Bets in EM Space?

    Many are still bullish on the EM fundamentals despite the recent selloffs. Are dollar-denominated EM bond ETFs better bets than equities right now?

  • A Look at Business Development Companies as an Asset Class
    Market Realistlast month

    A Look at Business Development Companies as an Asset Class

    A third consideration that combines the credit exposure with floating rate exposure is business development companies. Business development companies operate under certain sets of rules, some of which have changed recently in their favor.

  • How Emerging Market Bonds’ Real Yield Helps Curb Inflation Risk
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How Emerging Market Bonds’ Real Yield Helps Curb Inflation Risk

    Real yields are nominal yields adjusted for inflation, which is often one of the greatest contributors to the nominal yield levels of emerging markets local currency bonds. These higher nominal yields provide compensation for the risk posed by local inflation, which can be associated with negative currency returns. Controlled inflation can provide support to local currencies, and when combined with relatively high nominal yields (therefore resulting in positive real yields), fixed income assets may be particularly attractive.

  • Why Should Investors Focus on Real Yield in Emerging Markets?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Why Should Investors Focus on Real Yield in Emerging Markets?

    Real yields in emerging markets (or EM) have remained at compelling levels over the past few years even as they continued to decline in developed markets, and even as nominal yield levels declined in some EM countries. Last summer we examined why real yields matter to emerging markets bond investors. Before we dive into the real yields that emerging markets are offering, let’s first make sure we understand what real yield is.

  • 5 Emerging Markets ETFs to Buy Now
    InvestorPlace2 months ago

    5 Emerging Markets ETFs to Buy Now

    The rebound for emerging markets stocks that started in earnest in 2016 is hitting some roadblocks this year. Year-to-date, the widely followed MSCI Emerging Markets Index is down 1.7% — more than double the S&P 500’s 2018 loss. To be sure, there are viable fundamental factors weighing on emerging markets equities this year.

  • Win From Rising Rates With These 4 ETF Strategies
    Zacks2 months ago

    Win From Rising Rates With These 4 ETF Strategies

    5 ETF strategies to stave off the rising rate risks.

  • Emerging Markets Offer Attractive Opportunities
    Market Realist3 months ago

    Emerging Markets Offer Attractive Opportunities

    Eyeing Emerging Markets and Commodities in 2018

  • Investopedia3 months ago

    Short Interest Rises in Popular Bond ETFs

    Some traders are turning bearish on some popular bond ETFs.

  • ETF Trends4 months ago

    Looking Into Emerging Markets Bonds ETFs

    In recent years, some yield-starved investors embraced emerging markets debt as a way of increasing income, sending the popularity of exchange traded funds such as the iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging ...

  • Benzinga4 months ago

    Considering PowerShares' Emerging Markets ETF

    As sovereign debt yields in developed markets plummeted and, in some cases, turned negative, income investors turned to emerging market debt for higher yields. Plenty of emerging markets bond exchange ...

  • Morningstar4 months ago

    Sizing Up a Pair of Emerging-Markets Debt ETFs

    The classic battle between market-cap-weighting and equal-weighting unfolds in the bond ETF arena.

  • JP Morgan Launches Emerging Market Bond ETF
    Zacks4 months ago

    JP Morgan Launches Emerging Market Bond ETF

    JP Morgan rolls out Emerging Market Bond ETF.

  • ETF Trends4 months ago

    A Rough Day for Emerging Markets Bond ETF

    The recent weakness in the U.S. dollar and stronger EM currencies have helped bolster demand for emerging market assets, including bonds. Those themes are benefiting ETFs, such as the iShares J.P. Morgan ...

  • ETF Database4 months ago

    This Week's ETF Launches: Another Blockchain ETF With an AI Twist

    Blockchain, the technology underlying bitcoin, continues to be all the rage on Wall Street. With bitcoin ETFs getting shut down by the SEC, fund providers are looking to offer the next best thing – blockchain ETFs. This week, the fourth such product within just the past month makes its debut. Here are this week’s new fund launches:

  • ETF Trends5 months ago

    Investors Continue Embracing Emerging Markets ETFs

    Investors remain committed to emerging markets exchange traded funds. Inflows to ETFs, such as the iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: IEMG) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: ...