Are Sovereign Bond ETFs Headed Higher?
February 19, 2016 at 13:38 PM EST
Sovereign bonds have been top performers since the beginning of the year as investors sought shelter from troubled equity markets. As seen on our International Government Bonds ETFs list , all eight international government bond ETFs posted positive returns so far this year. The top performer posted a 4.7% gain, while the worst performer posted a 0.2% gain. By comparison, the S&P 500 SPDR ( SPY A ) has lost more than 5% so far this year, as of February 18.