The combination of investors’ love affair with exchange-traded funds and their renewed interest in fixed income in the wake of the market downturn is creating a field day for bond exchange-traded funds, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Financial advisers are recommending the asset class as a low-cost way to diversify the fixed income portion of a portfolio, while delivering some precise stability.

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