iShares offers shorter-duration ETFs as rate rise looms

Extracting interest rate sensitivity through bond-based ETFs

Mark Johnson, iShares

The increasing likelihood that an interest rate rise is approaching is stoking investor appetite for shorter-duration exchange-traded products (ETPs).

Mark Johnson, head of UK sales at iShares, says the exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider has responded to mounting concerns over the Bank of England's predicted direction of travel with the launch of an ETF based on a sterling corporate bond index that leaves investors simply with underlying credit exposure.

"We have been innovative in launching a

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