Fixed income ETPs now account for 18% of global ETP assets, up from 7% in 2007 at the onset of the financial crisis, according to BlackRock. Bond ETPs garnered a 35% share of industry flows in the first seven months of 2012, according to a BlackRock report on the fixed income ETP landscape.

Global fixed income ETP assets have grown to $309 billion, and fixed income inflows of $44.4 billion for the first seven months of this year came in 94% above the same period last year, the report said.

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