London Stock Exchange welcomes 150th fixed income ETF

  • London Stock Exchange welcomes 150th fixed income ETF to its markets - SPDR Thomson Reuters Global Convertible Bond UCITS ETF
  • Confirms London Stock Exchange’s position as leading venue for fixed income ETFs

London Stock Exchange today welcomes the 150th fixed income ETF to its markets, the SPDR Thomson Reuters Global Convertible Bond UCITS ETF. Launched by State Street Global Advisors, the product gives investors an opportunity to gain exposure to global convertible bonds.

London Stock Exchange is the largest European fixed income ETF market with the highest on-exchange turnover (€30.3 billion year-to-date) for fixed income ETFs. London offers 150 fixed income ETFs, with over 85 per cent of the leading European fixed income ETFs, by value traded, listed on London Stock Exchange.

Lida Eslami, Exchange Traded Product specialist, London Stock Exchange, said:
“This listing marks a significant milestone for London Stock Exchange and is a testament to London’s continuing status as the pre-eminent European destination for issuers and investors. We’re delighted to mark our 150th fixed income listing with the arrival of the SPDR Thomson Reuters Global Convertible Bond UCITS ETF on our markets, which further highlights London’s ability to offer the widest diversity of products and investor access to global markets."

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About London Stock Exchange Group:

London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) is a diversified international exchange Group that sits at the heart of the world's financial community. The Group can trace its history back to 1801.

The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and the pan-European MTF, Turquoise. Through its markets, the Group offers international business, and investors, unrivalled access to Europe's capital markets.

Post trade and risk management services are a significant part of the Group’s business operations. LSEG operates CC&G, the Rome headquartered CCP and Monte Titoli, the significant European settlement business, selected as a first wave T2S participant. The Group is also a majority owner of leading multi-asset global CCP, LCH.Clearnet.

The Group offers its customers an extensive range of real-time and reference data products, including Sedol, UnaVista, Proquote and RNS, as well as access to over 200,000 international equity, bond and alternative asset class indices, through LSEG’s world leading index provider, FTSE.

London Stock Exchange Group is also a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software. In addition to the Group’s own markets, over 40 other organisations and exchanges around the world use the Group’s MillenniumIT trading, surveillance and post trade technology.

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom with significant operations in Italy, France, North America and Sri Lanka, the Group employs approximately 2,800 people.

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