Barclays Global Investors plans to launch a family of municipal bond exchange-traded funds designed to behave more like munis themselves by liquidating at maturity.

Through its iShares brand, Barclays earlier this month filed registrations with the Securities and Exchange Commission for six ETFs, each with a target maturity between 2012 and 2017.

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