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GSAM debuts China government bond ETF

ETFsGoldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) designed to give European investors access to the Chinese government bond market. The Goldman Sachs Access China Government Bond Ucits ETF is the second product to be launched under GSAM’s new European ETF business. It will incorporate Bond Connect, the market access scheme newly developed by the Chinese government for investors seeking exposure to China’s bond market. The demand for Chinese bonds is expected to increase as a result of their upcoming inclusion in a number of global bond indices. “This latest launch marks the next step in our efforts to deliver more choice for clients with a new route into the Chinese bond market,” said Andrew Wilson, chief executive of GSAM International and global head of fixed income. “With an estimated $2.5 trillion of assets currently tracking the Global Aggregate index, we anticipate significant demand for Chinese government bonds.” ©2019 funds global asia

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