S&P DJI Unveils Major Bond Index Expansion

Index provider aims to seize opportunities created by Libor scandal to restore confidence in fixed income markets.

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S&P Dow Jones Indices already provides more than 500 fixed income indexes covering municipal, preferred and corporate bonds, credit default swaps and senior loans, and fixed income indexes for exchange-traded funds.

The US Aggregate Bond Index measures investment-grade US fixed income securities, covering Treasury, quasi-government, corporate, covered, taxable municipal bonds and residential mortgage pass-throughs.

The vendor has also created the S&P Global Developed Nations Sovereign Bond Index

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