MSBIEHTR Morningstar Emerging Markets High Yield Bond Index

The Index is composed of U.S. dollar-denominated, emerging market high yield sovereign and corporate bonds. Only fixed rate bonds are included. A minimum of $500 million remaining face amount outstanding for the issue is required for a bond to be included in the Index. A minimum of $1 billion remaining face amount outstanding for the issuer is required for a bond to be included in the index. All securities must have a minimum of 13 months remaining to maturity. Fixed-to-floating-rate bonds will be removed at the next rebalancing subsequent to the last fixed payment. Loans are excluded.

As of 03/22/2023

Index Information
Provider:     Morningstar
Category1:  US Fixed Income
Category2:  Emerging market bonds
Category3:  Broad market
Currency:    USD
Inception date:  10/31/2001
Backtesting data exists:   Yes
Weighting methodology:   Market capitalization
Methdology guide:  Read PDF
Number of holdings:  480  (as of 12/01/2018)
Rebalanced:  Monthly
Reconstituted:  Monthly

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