Bats Global Markets Inc. (BATS: BATS), a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, announced Friday that it had listed JPMorgan Global Bond Opportunities ETF (JPGB), an actively managed ETF that provides access to fixed income investments, to the Bats ETF Marketplace.
The J.P. Morgan Global Bond Opportunities ETF (Bats: JPGB) is a flexible portfolio that invests in bond and currency sectors across developed and emerging markets without benchmark constraints. Regardless of benchmark allocations, the fund combines insights from over 200 sector specialists with global perspectives to develop investment ideas while actively managing risk. It dynamically shifts sector and duration exposure in response to changing market conditions.
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Many banks’ ETFs have recently joined the Bats ETF Marketplace, which now boats 27 ETFs in its U.S. market, in line with their increased focus on asset management in the past two years as the investment banking business has been hurt by stricter regulation and substantial fines.
In the first quarter of 2017, Bats welcomed a total of 23 ETFs from eight issuers to the Bats ETF Marketplace, and won 33% of all new U.S. ETF listings. There are now 162 ETFs listed on Bats ETF Marketplace, from 30 different issuers.