The Vanguard VBND ETF provides investors with exposure to government debt and investment-grade corporate debt from developed markets around the world.
The VBND ETF invests in government, government-related, and corporate debt from countries around the world and has more than 2,000 holdings. While many of the holdings are US-based, the VBND ETF also provides exposure to markets such as Japan, France, Germany and Italy. Most of the holdings are rated BBB- or higher, with a weighted average credit quality of AA-.
VBND may be used by investors to gain exposure to global debt markets, providing diversification benefits to an existing equity or Australian debt portfolio. It may also be used by investors seeking to gain a regular income stream from the quarterly distributions.
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