Although actively managing Treasuries has always proven difficult, PIMCO is making the case for actively managed TIPS funds, The Wall Street Journal reports.

In a recent research report, PIMCO says TIPS, which comprise just $532 billion, or 8% of the $6.6 trillion Treasury market, behave differently than other Treasuries. The fund giant, which oversees $840 billion in assets under management, may have released the report since the iShares Barclays TIPS ETF has attracted $5.9 billion in sales this year alone.

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