Monthly Archives: May 2011

New ETF entries … International TIPS funds

IShares this month launched two new international bond funds with inflation protection: IShares Global Inflation-Linked Bond Fund (GTIP) and iShares International Inflation-Linked Bond Fund (ITIP). Both funds track indexes of government-issued bonds; the main difference is that GTIP includes U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Inflation, International bonds, Investing in TIPS | 1 Comment

10-year TIPS auctions at 0.887%

Thursday’s auction of 10-year Treasury Inflation Protected Securites was greeted with tepid demand — the resulting yield was 0.887 percent, higher than the rate that looked likely a week ago. Inflation fears have diminished in the last few days, because … Continue reading

Posted in Investing in TIPS | 2 Comments