The fund is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to track the performance of the JP Morgan Emerging Markets Bond Index Global Core Index as closely as possible. The ETF invests in physical index securities. The JP Morgan Emerging Markets Bond Index Global Core Index offers exposure to US Dollar denominated sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds from Emerging Markets countries. Only bonds with a minimum remaining time to maturity of two and a half years at inclusion and a minimum amount outstanding of $500 million are included in the index. iShares ETFs are funds managed by BlackRock. They are transparent, cost-efficient, liquid vehicles that trade on stock exchanges like normal securities. iShares ETFs offer flexible and easy access to a wide range of markets and asset classes.