From Tyler Durden: ek after even the IMF joined the chorus of warnings sounding the alarm over the unconstrained, unregulated growth of leveraged loans, and which as of November included the Fed, BIS, JPMorgan, Guggenheim, Jeff Gundlach, Howard Marks and countless others, we reported that investors had finally also joined the bandwagon and are now fleeing an ETF tracking […]
We have profiled the “Bank Loans” space in the past in this piece and it is worth revisiting today because the largest fund in the segment, BKLN (PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio, Expense Ratio 0.65%, $8.8 billion in AUM), has attracted more than $1 billion year-to-date in terms of new assets via creation flows.
From Invesco: The financial markets started the year enthusiastically after the US presidential election, but momentum appears to have peaked as reality has set in.
Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial in his daily fund flows update points out some increasing interest in a major bank loan ETF, as well as some interesting options activity in the most well-known bond fund.
The largest “Bank Loans” based ETF in the U.S. listed landscape, BKLN (PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio, Expense Ratio 0.65%, $6.4 billion in AUM) has seen some dip buying this week.
Fund manager David Fabian examines the big recent inflows into floating rate and variable rate funds, and what the trend may mean for investors.
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