iUnits Real Return Bond ETF

XRB-T

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COMMENT
COMMENT
January 22, 2020
This ETF holds Canadian Real Return Bonds with a formula tied to inflation rates. Its price will reflect the view on inflation. The bonds have long terms to maturity (about 15 years), which gives it higher interest rate risk. A one percent interest rate increase can change the value by 15%. This leads to it being more volatile. A good hedge to rising inflation though.
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This ETF holds Canadian Real Return Bonds with a formula tied to inflation rates. Its price will reflect the view on inflation. The bonds have long terms to maturity (about 15 years), which gives it higher interest rate risk. A one percent interest rate increase can change the value by 15%. This leads to it being more volatile. A good hedge to rising inflation though.
SELL
SELL
August 26, 2013

You need inflation for these things to do well, like REITs. You might want to look at a floating rate investment. If you have lost too much money on it, it is time to step aside.

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You need inflation for these things to do well, like REITs. You might want to look at a floating rate investment. If you have lost too much money on it, it is time to step aside.

COMMENT
COMMENT
January 11, 2013

A real return bond is a bond that is issued by the government of Canada that pays a return above the inflation rate. Likes this one a great deal. If you feel inflation is coming down the road, probably not a bad thing to do.

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A real return bond is a bond that is issued by the government of Canada that pays a return above the inflation rate. Likes this one a great deal. If you feel inflation is coming down the road, probably not a bad thing to do.

COMMENT
COMMENT
August 27, 2012

A Real Return Bond is a way to hedge against inflation. Given that we don’t have a lot of inflation and he doesn’t see any in the future, it is not one he would recommend. This one has done very well because it is a very focused portfolio on long bonds. As interest rates in general have gone down, this ETF has had double-digit returns.

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A Real Return Bond is a way to hedge against inflation. Given that we don’t have a lot of inflation and he doesn’t see any in the future, it is not one he would recommend. This one has done very well because it is a very focused portfolio on long bonds. As interest rates in general have gone down, this ETF has had double-digit returns.

COMMENT
COMMENT
March 28, 2012
He is not a big fan or real return bonds. Often finds they are not that liquid.
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He is not a big fan or real return bonds. Often finds they are not that liquid.
SELL
SELL
January 9, 2012
iUnits Real Return Bond ETF. The real driver for real return bonds in the last year has been the fall in interest rates. This one is a basket of long bonds with the shortest being too 2021 out 2041 or 2046. Low coupon so have a higher sensitivity to interest rates, to the upside this year. If you own, try to reduce your exposure. Once long-term interest rates start to rise, these are going to sell off faster than anything else in the bond market.
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iUnits Real Return Bond ETF. The real driver for real return bonds in the last year has been the fall in interest rates. This one is a basket of long bonds with the shortest being too 2021 out 2041 or 2046. Low coupon so have a higher sensitivity to interest rates, to the upside this year. If you own, try to reduce your exposure. Once long-term interest rates start to rise, these are going to sell off faster than anything else in the bond market.
BUY
BUY
December 20, 2011
Has been doing well and people should be looking at it as we head into the new year. Pays a return above inflation.
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Has been doing well and people should be looking at it as we head into the new year. Pays a return above inflation.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
May 6, 2011
Real Return Bond ETF. Doesn't like the liquidity and the rates are really lousy. There are lots of alternatives.
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Real Return Bond ETF. Doesn't like the liquidity and the rates are really lousy. There are lots of alternatives.
HOLD
HOLD
June 16, 2010
Real Return Bond ETF. Real return bonds are linked to inflation, so as inflation goes up, the coupon will adjust to that. He is not worried about inflation at this time.
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Real Return Bond ETF. Real return bonds are linked to inflation, so as inflation goes up, the coupon will adjust to that. He is not worried about inflation at this time.
SELL
SELL
June 7, 2010
There is no upside in these that he can see. There’s no performance upside. Conventional bonds are outperforming real return bonds.
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There is no upside in these that he can see. There’s no performance upside. Conventional bonds are outperforming real return bonds.
SELL
SELL
May 3, 2010
Real return bonds have had a great run, which is surprising. Currently you get inflation plus 1.5%, which is at or near an all-time low. Also the shortest one is 11 years and longest is 30 years, so they are long duration bonds and very sensitive to interest rates changes. With interest rates going higher, these will under perform the market in the next 12 months.
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Real return bonds have had a great run, which is surprising. Currently you get inflation plus 1.5%, which is at or near an all-time low. Also the shortest one is 11 years and longest is 30 years, so they are long duration bonds and very sensitive to interest rates changes. With interest rates going higher, these will under perform the market in the next 12 months.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
April 9, 2010
Real Return Bond ETF. These are fine where you have a half decent rate of return going but right now you don't and they are long-term.
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Real Return Bond ETF. These are fine where you have a half decent rate of return going but right now you don't and they are long-term.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
February 12, 2010
(Top Pick Feb 25’09, Up13%) Still holds it in client accounts. It is a security that you hold as a defense against armageddon.
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(Top Pick Feb 25’09, Up13%) Still holds it in client accounts. It is a security that you hold as a defense against armageddon.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
January 25, 2010
Is 10% of a portfolio in real return bonds reasonable? Perfectly appropriate for a conservative investor but he doesn't like real return bonds at this time because returns are not very good and inflation is not on the horizon. Better choice would be Short Bond Index (XSB-T). (See Top Picks.)
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Is 10% of a portfolio in real return bonds reasonable? Perfectly appropriate for a conservative investor but he doesn't like real return bonds at this time because returns are not very good and inflation is not on the horizon. Better choice would be Short Bond Index (XSB-T). (See Top Picks.)
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
January 14, 2010
(A Top Pick Apr 30/09. Up 11%.) Real Return Bonds, which do better in an inflationary environment. Hold.
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(A Top Pick Apr 30/09. Up 11%.) Real Return Bonds, which do better in an inflationary environment. Hold.
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iUnits Real Return Bond ETF(XRB-T) Rating

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iUnits Real Return Bond ETF(XRB-T) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iUnits Real Return Bond ETF stock symbol?

iUnits Real Return Bond ETF is a Canadian stock, trading under the symbol XRB-T on the Toronto Stock Exchange (XRB-CT). It is usually referred to as TSX:XRB or XRB-T

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On 2020-09-22, iUnits Real Return Bond ETF (XRB-T) stock closed at a price of $27.3.