Source: Ice Data Indices, LLC
Release: ICE BofA Indices
This data represents the Option-Adjusted Spread (OAS) for the ICE BofA B and Lower Emerging Markets Corporate Plus Index is a subset of the ICE BofA Emerging Markets Corporate Plus Index, which includes only securities rated B1 or lower. The same inclusion rules apply for this series as those that apply for ICE BofA Emerging Markets Corporate Plus Index.
The ICE BofA OASs are the calculated spreads between a computed OAS index of all bonds in a given rating category and a spot Treasury curve. An OAS index is constructed using each constituent bond's OAS, weighted by market capitalization. When the last calendar day of the month takes place on the weekend, weekend observations will occur as a result of month ending accrued interest adjustments.
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Ice Data Indices, LLC, ICE BofA B & Lower Emerging Markets Corporate Plus Index Option-Adjusted Spread [BAMLEM4BRRBLCRPIOAS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/BAMLEM4BRRBLCRPIOAS, August 9, 2022.