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This data represents the Option-Adjusted Spread (OAS) for the ICE BofAML B and Lower US Emerging Markets Liquid Corporate Plus Index is the subset of the ICE BofAML Emerging Markets Liquid 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 BofAML Emerging Markets Liquid Corporate Plus Index (https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/BAMLEMCLLCRPIUSTRIV?cid=32413).
The ICE BofAML 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‚Äôs 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 Benchmark Administration Limited (IBA), ICE BofAML B and Lower US Emerging Markets Liquid Corporate Plus Sub-Index Option-Adjusted Spread [BAMLEM4RBLLCRPIUSOAS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/BAMLEM4RBLLCRPIUSOAS, July 23, 2019.