The interest of investors in safer assets injects huge sums into ETFs on US government bonds. As a result, corporate bonds are taking a hit. A record $ 2.5 billion flowed last week into the iShares ETF, which incorporates 20-year U.S. government bonds (TLTs). Investors fear the effects of a virus variant Omicron The corona on the market fled to the security of government bonds. This trend coincides with the opposite trend in the corporate bond market: the total of shorts (which are a kind of price drop bet) on the iShares iBoxx $ ETF on investment-grade corporate bonds (NYSE: LQD) is close to an all-time high. The certificate includes assets worth 40 billion …
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