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With rates poised to increase coupled with the continued need for fixed income exposure, a bond ladder provides the optimal method of maintaining exposure to fixed income assets while controlling for duration. 

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Nasdaq LadderRite Index Family

To respond to this need in the fixed income market, Nasdaq introduced the Nasdaq® LadderRite® USD Corporate Bond Indexes. Each index tracks a diversified basket of bonds using an equally-weighted annual maturity ladder. The proprietary, patent-pending "TOP Rebalancing" methodology is designed to minimize turnover by maximizing the use of the cash flow created by index securities. The TOP Rebalance effectively allocates the cash from maturing securities and coupon payments across added securities, resulting in streamlined portfolio management, fewer transaction costs and less tracking errors.

Eligible bonds include those that pay fixed amounts of taxable interest:

  • Fixed coupon bonds.
  • Callable bonds.
  • Step-ups, event-driven, rating-driven and registration-driven bonds.
  • Amortizing bonds and sinking funds with fixed sinking schedules.

The index family currently features the Nasdaq LadderRite 0-5 year USD Corporate Bond Index.

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