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TalkingPoints: The S&P 500 Bond Mega 30 Index Series Explore this unique subset of the S&P 500 Bond Index.
BY Kevin Horan

The indices in the S&P 500® Bond Mega 30 Index Series are designed to measure 30 of the largest bonds from the S&P 500 Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index and the S&P 500 High Yield Corporate Bond Index. The index series is designed to be a more liquid and investable subset of the S&P 500 Bond Index.


1. What is the S&P 500 Bond Mega 30 Index Series?

The S&P 500 has been the flagship index tracking the U.S. equity market for over 50 years. Over the past few years, corporations have issued large amounts of debt, likely taking advantage of the lower interest rate environment. The S&P 500 Bond Index Series seeks to track debt issued by companies in the S&P 500.

The S&P 500 Bond Mega 30 Investment Grade Index is composed of 30 bonds, representing the largest investment-grade bond issues of the S&P 500. The bonds are selected from the S&P 500 Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index.

The S&P 500 Bond Mega 30 High Yield Index is composed of 30 bonds, representing the largest high-yield bond issues from the S&P 500. The bonds are selected from the S&P 500 High Yield Corporate Bond Index.

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