Invesco unveils Europe's first ETF for exposure to US municipal bonds

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Today's launch of the Invesco US Municipal Bond UCITS exchange traded fund (ETF) seeks to provide investors with an opportunity for higher yields than are generally available from the US investment grade credit market without taking on additional credit risk. The ETF is the first of its kind in Europe. Gary Buxton, head of EMEA ETFs and Indexed Strategies at Invesco, said: "We are pleased to be bringing the first municipal bond ETF to the European market. This launch opens the door to an asset class that until now has been difficult for investors to access. Municipal bonds, or ‘munis...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.