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Bond ETFs: The Complete, Updated List

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Updated March 13, 2014.

No matter what your objective, chances are there’s a bond ETF that meets your needs. Here is the list of bond exchange-traded funds sorted by category, from short-term bond ETFs to leveraged bond ETFs, and everything in between. A review of the newest bond ETFs opened thus far in 2013 is available here.

The 2013 returns for all U.S. bond ETFs are available here.

See: The Three Best Bond ETFs for 2014

Multi-Sector Bond ETFs

  • Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)
  • Schwab U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (SCHZ)
  • iShares Core Total U.S. Bond Market ETF (AGG)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Aggregate Bond ETF (LAG)
  • PIMCO Total Return ETF (BOND)
  • Columbia Core Taxable Bond ETF (GMTB)
  • iShares Barclays Government/Credit Bond Fund (GBF)
  • Guggenheim Enhanced Core Bond (GIY) (Closing 3/7)
  • AdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF (MINC)
  • iShares Core Short-Term U.S. Bond ETF (ISTB)
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV)
  • Vanguard Intermediate Term Bond ETF (BIV)
  • iShares Barclays Intermediate Government/Credit Bond Fund (GVI)
  • Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV)
  • iShares Core Long-Term U.S. Bond ETF (ILTB)
  • iShares Liquidity Income ETF (ISCH)
  • Madrona Global Bond ETF (FWDB)
  • RiverFront Strategic Income Fund  (RIGS)

Hedged Investment Grade ETFs

  • WisdomTree Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Zero Duration Fund (AGZD)
  • WisdomTree Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Negative Duration Fund (AGND)

Ultra Short-term Bond ETFs

  • FlexShares Ready Access Variable Income Fund (RAVI)
  • iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (NEAR)
  • PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund (MINT)
  • SPDR SSgA Ultra Short Term Bond ETF (ULST)
  • Guggenheim Enhanced Short Duration (GSY)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF (BIL)

Short Term Government Bond ETFs

  • SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term Treasury (SST)
  • iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond Fund (SHY)
  • Shares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund (SHV)
  • PIMCO 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund (TUZ)
  • Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF (SCHO)
  • iPath US Treasury 2-year Bull ETN (DTUL)
  • Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF (VGSH)

Learn more: How do short-term bonds compare to money market funds?

Intermediate-Term Government Bond ETFs

  • iShares Barclays 3-7 Year Treasury Bond Fund (IEI)
  • iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (IEF)
  • PIMCO 3-7 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund (FIVZ)
  • PIMCO 7-15 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund (TENZ)
  • iShares Barclays U.S. Treasury Bond Fund (GOVT)
  • Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF (SCHR)
  • SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Treasury ETF (ITE)
  • Vanguard Intermediate-Term Government Bond ETF (VGIT)

Long-Term Government Bond ETFs

  • iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLT)
  • Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury ETF (EDV)
  • SPDR Barclays Long Term Treasury ETF (TLO)
  • iShares Barclays 10-20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (TLH)
  • Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF (VGLT)
  • iPath US Treasury 10-year Bull ETN (DTYL)
  • PIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index Fund (ZROZ)

Learn more: What are the risks and benefits of long-term bond funds?

U.S. TIPS ETFs

  • iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund (TIP)
  • Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund (VTIP)
  • Barclays 0-5 Year TIPS Bond Fund (STIP)
  • iBoxx 3-Year Target Duration TIPS Index Fund (TDTT)
  • iBoxx 5-Year Target Duration TIPS Index Fund Profile (TDTF)
  • PIMCO 1-5 Year U.S. TIPS Index Fund (STPZ)
  • PIMCO 15+ Year U.S. TIPS Index Fund (LTPZ)
  • PIMCO Broad U.S. TIPS Index Fund (TIPZ)
  • Schwab U.S. TIPS ETF (SCHP)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital TIPS ETF (IPE)
  • SPDR Barclays 1-10 Year TIPS ETF (TIPX)

Learn more: How do TIPS work?

Mortgage-Backed Securities ETFs

  • Barclays Agency Bond Fund (AGZ)
  • iShares Barclays MBS Fixed-Rate Bond Fund (MBB)
  • Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (VMBS)
  • iShares Barclays GNMA Bond Fund (GNMA)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Mortgage Backed Bond ETF (MBG)
  • iShares Barclays CMBS Bond Fund (CMBS)

Learn more: What are mortgage-backed securities?

Municipal Bond ETFs

  • iShares S&P National Municipal Bond Index Fund (MUB)
  • SPDR Barclays Municipal Bond ETF (TFI)
  • Market Vectors Short Municipal Index ETF (SMB)
  • PIMCO Short Term Municipal Bond Strategy Fund (SMMU)
  • SPDR Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF (SHM)
  • S&P Short-Term National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Fund (SUB)
  • Market Vectors Intermediate Municipal Index ETF (ITM)
  • Columbia Intermediate Municipal Bond ETF (GMMB)
  • PIMCO Intermediate Municipal Bond Strategy Fund (MUNI)
  • Market Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF (MLN)
  • SPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF (HYMB)
  • Market Vectors High-Yield Municipal Bond Index ETF (HYD)
  • Market Vectors Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF (SHYD)
  • PowerShares Insured National Municipal Bond Portfolio ETF (PZA)
  • Market Vectors Pre-Refunded Municipal Index ETF (PRB)
  • Market Vectors CEF Municipal Income ETF (XMPT)
  • PowerShares Build America Bond Portfolio ETF (BAB)
  • SPDR Nuveen Barclays Capital Build America Bond ETF (BABS)
  • PIMCO Build America Bond Strategy Fund (BABZ)
  • PowerShares VRDO Tax-Free Weekly Portfolio ETF (PVI)
  • Deutsche Bank X-trackers Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond Fund (RVNU)

Target Maturity Municipal Bond ETFs

  • iShares 2014 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Bond Series ETF (MUAC)
  • iShares 2015 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Bond Series ETF (MUAD)
  • iShares 2016 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Bond Series ETF (MUAE)
  • iShares 2017 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Bond Series ETF (MUAF)
  • iShares 2018 S&P AMT-Free Municipal Bond Series ETF (MUAG)

California Municipal Bond ETFs

  • SPDR Barclays California Municipal Bond ETF (CXA)
  • PowerShares Insured CA Municipal Bond Portfolio ETF (PWZ)
  • iShares S&P California Municipal Bond Fund (CMF)

New York Municipal Bond ETFs

  • PowerShares Insured NY Municipal Bond Portfolio ETF (PZT)
  • iShares S&P New York Municipal Bond Fund (NYF)
  • SPDR Barclays New York Municipal Bond ETF (INY)

Learn more about: Investing in municipal bonds

Corporate Bonds

  • iShares iBoxx US Dollar Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund (LQD)
  • iShares 0-5 Years Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (SLQD))
  • iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit Bond Fund (CSJ)
  • iShares 10+ Year Credit Bond Fund (CLY)
  • iShares Barclays Credit Bond Fund (CFT)
  • iShares Barclays Intermediate Credit Bond Fund (CIU)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (SCPB)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Intermediate-Term Credit Bond ETF (ITR)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Long-Term Credit Bond ETF (LWC)
  • Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH)
  • Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCIT)
  • Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT)
  • PIMCO Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index Fund (CORP)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Issuer Scored Corporate Bond ETF (CBND)
  • PowerShares Fundamental Investment Grade Corporate Bond Portfolio (PFIG)
  • iShares Aaa – A Rated Corporate Bond Fund (QLTA)
  • iShares Baa-Ba Rated Corporate Bond Fund (QLTB)
  • iShares B-Ca Rated Corporate Bond Fund (QLTC)
  • SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch Crossover Corporate Bond ETF (XOVR)

Learn more: The basics of investing in corporate bonds

Target Maturity Corporate Bond ETFs

  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2014 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCE)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2015 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCF)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2016 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCG)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2017 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCH)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2018 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCI)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2019 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCJ)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2020 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCK)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2021 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCL)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2022 Corporate Bond ETF (BSCM)
  • iShares 2016 Investment Grade Corporate ex-Financials Term ETF (IBCB)
  • iShares 2018 Investment Grade Corporate ex-Financials Term ETF (IBCC)
  • iShares 2020 Investment Grade Corporate ex-Financials Term ETF (IBCD)
  • iShares 2023 Investment Grade Corporate ex-Financials Term ETF (IBCE)
  • iSharesBond 2016 Corporate Term ETF (IBDA)
  • iSharesBond 2018 Corporate Term ETF (IBDB)
  • iSharesBond 2020 Corporate Term ETF (IBDC)
  • iSharesBond 2023 Corporate Term ETF (IBDD)

Learn more: What is a target maturity fund?

Corporate Bond Sector ETFs

  • iShares Financials Sector Bond Fund (MONY)
  • iShares Industrials Sector Bond Fund (ENGN)
  • iShares Utilities Sector Bond Fund (AMPS)

Floating Rate Note ETFs

  • iShares Floating Rate Note Fund (FLOT)
  • Market Vectors Investment Grade Floating Rate (FLTR)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Investment Grade Floating Rate (FLRN)
  • WisdomTree Bloomberg Floating Rate Treasury Fund (USFR)
  • iShares Treasury Floating Rate Bond ETF (TFLO)

Learn more: What is a floating rate note?

High-Yield Bond ETFs

  • iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (HYG)
  • SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term High Yield Bond ETF (SJNK)
  • iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (SHYG)
  • PIMCO 0-5 Year U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond Index Fund (HYS)
  • PowerShares Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond Portfolio (PHB)
  • Peritus High Yield ETF (HYLD)
  • Market Vectors Fallen Angel Bond ETF (ANGL)

Learn more: The basics of investing in high-yield bonds

Target Maturity High-Yield Bond ETFs

  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2014 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJE)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2015 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJF)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2016 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJG)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2017 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJH)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2018 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJI)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2019 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJJ)
  • Guggenheim BulletShares 2020 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (BSJK)

Hedged High Yield Bond ETFs

  • First Trust High Yield Long/Short ETF (HYLS)
  • Market Vectors Treasury-Hedged High Yield Bond ETF (THHY)
  • ProShares High Yield-Interest Rate Hedged ETF (HYHG)
  • WisdomTree BofA Merrill Lynch High Yield Bond Zero Duration Fund (HYZD)
  • WisdomTree BofA Merrill Lynch High Yield Bond Negative Duration Fund (HYND)

Senior Loans

  • The PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio (BKLN)
  • Pyxis iBoxx Senior Loan ETF (SNLN)
  • SPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETF (SRLN)
  • First Trust Senior Loan ETF (FTSL)

Learn more: What are senior loans?

Developed Market International Government Bond ETFs

  • Vanguard Total International Bond ETF (BNDX)
  • SPDR Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF (BWX)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Short-Term International Treasury Bond ETF (BWZ)
  • S&P/Citigroup International Treasury Bond Fund (IGOV)
  • S&P/Citigroup 1-3 Year International Treasury Bond Fund (ISHG)
  • WisdomTree Asia Local Debt Fund (ALD)
  • PowerShares DB Japanese Govt Bond Futures Exchange Traded Notes (JGBL)
  • WisdomTree Australia & New Zealand Debt Fund (AUNZ)
  • PIMCO Australia Bond Index Fund (AUD)
  • PIMCO Canada Bond Index Fund (CAD)
  • PIMCO Germany Bond Index Fund (BUND)
  • WisdomTree Euro Debt Fund (EU)
  • PowerShares DB Italian Treasury Bond Futures Exchange Traded Notes (ITLY)
  • PowerShares DB German Bund Futures Exchange Traded Notes (BUNL)
  • ProShares German Sovereign/Sub-Sovereign ETF (GGOV)

Learn more: Investing in international government bonds

Global TIPS

  • SPDR DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF (WIP)
  • PIMCO Global Advantage Inflation-Linked Bond Strategy Fund (ILB)
  • iShares International Inflation-Linked Bond Fund (ITIP)
  • iShares Global Inflation-Linked Bond Fund (GTIP)

Developed Market International Corporate Bond ETFs

  • Powershares International Corporate Bond Portfolio ETF (PICB)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital International Corporate Bond ETF (IBND)
  • WisdomTree Global Corporate Bond ETF (GLCB)
  • ProShares Investment Grade-Interest Rate Hedged ETF (IGHG)

Developed Market International High Yield Bond ETFs

  • iShares Global High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (GHYG)
  • Market Vectors International High Yield Bond Fund (IHY)
  • iShares Global ex USD High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (HYXU)
  • PowerShares Global Short Term High Yield Bond Portfolio (PGHY)
  • SPDR Barclays International High Yield Bond ETF (IJNK)

Emerging Market Bond ETFs

  • iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund (EMB)
  • Market Vectors Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond ETF (EMAG)
  • PowerShares Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio ETF (PCY)
  • ProShares Short Term USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMSH)
  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond ETF (VWOB)
  • WisdomTree Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund (ELD)
  • Market Vectors Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF (EMLC)
  • Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund (LEMB)
  • SPDR Barclays Capital Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF (EBND)
  • PowerShares Fundamental Emerging Markets Local Debt Portfolio (PFEM)
  • WisdomTree Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund (EMCB)
  • iShares Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund (CEMB)
  • SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch Emerging Markets Corporate Bond ETF (EMCD)
  • EGShares TCW EM Short Term Investment Grade Bond ETF (SEMF)
  • EGShares TCW EM Intermediate Term Investment Grade Bond ETF (IEMF)
  • EGShares TCW EM Long Term Investment Grade Bond ETF (LEMF)
  • Market Vectors Emerging Markets High-Yield ETF (HYEM)
  • iShares Emerging Markets High Yield Bond Fund (EMHY)
  • PowerShares Chinese Yuan Dim Sum Bond Portfolio (DSUM)
  • Market Vectors Renminbi Bond ETF (CHLC)

Learn more: Introduction to emerging market bonds

Specialty Bond ETFs

  • 1-30 Treasury Ladder Portfolio ETF (PLW)
  • iPath US Treasury Flattener ETN (FLAT)
  • iPath US Treasury Steepener ETN (STPP)
  • ProShares 30 Year TIPS/TSY Spread (RINF)
  • ProShares Short 30 Year TIPS/TSY Spread (FINF)
  • PowerShares DB US Deflation ETN (DEFL)
  • UltraPro 3x 10 Year TIPS/TSY Spread (UINF)
  • UltraPro 3x Short 10 Year TIPS/TSY Spread (SINF)
  • ProShares USD Covered Bond ETF (COBO)

Leveraged Long ETFs

  • Direxion 10-Year Treasury Bull 3X - Triple-Leveraged ETF (TYD)
  • Direxion 30-Year Treasury Bull 3X - Triple-Leveraged ETF (TMF)
  • PowerShares DB 3x Long 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN (LBND)
  • iPath US Treasury Long Bond Bull ETN (DLBL)
  • ProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury ETF (UBT)
  • ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury ETF (UST)
  • ProShares Ultra Investment Grade Corporate (IGU)
  • ProShares Ultra High Yield (UJB)
  • PowerShares DB 3x Italian Treasury Bond Futures Exchange Traded Notes (ITLT)
  • PowerShares DB 3x German Bund Futures Exchange Traded Notes (BUNT)
  • PowerShares DB 3x Japanese Govt Bond Futures Exchange Traded Notes (JGBT)

Learn more: What are the risks and benefits of leveraged bond ETFs?

Short Treasury ETFs (Those that bet against the market)

  • iPath US Treasury Long Bond Bear ETN (DLBS)
  • ProShares Short Barclays Capital 20+ Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund (TBF)
  • Direxion Daily 20 Year Treasury Bear 1x Shares (TYBS)
  • Direxion Daily Total Bond Market Bear 1x Shares (SAGG)
  • iPath US Treasury 10-year Bear ETN (DTYS)
  • Direxion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 1x Shares (TYNS)
  • ProShares Short 7-10 Year Treasury (TBX)
  • iPath US Treasury 2-year Bear ETN (DTUS)
  • iPath US Treasury 5-year Bear Exchange Traded Note (DFVS)
  • ProShares UltraShort Barclays 20+ Year Treasury (TBT)
  • ProShares UltraShort 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (PST)
  • ProShares UltraShort 3-7 Year Treasury 2x (TBZ)
  • ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury 3x (TTT)
  • PowerShares DB 3x Short 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN (SBND)
  • Direxion Daily 7-10 Yr Trsy Bear 3X Shrs (TYO)
  • Direxion Daily 20+ Yr Trsy Bear 3X Shrs (TMV)
  • ProShares UltraShort TIPS ETF (TPS)

Non-Treasury Short ETFs

  • ProShares Short Investment Grade Corporate (IGS)
  • ProShares Short High Yield (SJB)
  • PowerShares DB Inverse Japanese Govt Bond Future (JGBS)
  • PowerShares DB 3x Inverse Japanese Govt Bond Future (JGBD)

Learn more: Are inverse ETFs right for you?

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