Daily ETF Flows: GLD Loses $216.7 Million

July 11, 2012

Investors pulled $216.7 million out of GLD on Tuesday, July 10, as falling stocks knocked total U.S.-listed ETF assets down to $1.179 trillion.

Investors took more than $216.7 million out of the SPDR Gold ETF (NYSEArca: GLD) on Tuesday, July 10, as gold prices gave up some ground to a strengthening U.S. dollar.

Comex gold futures for August delivery dropped 0.2 percent on the day while the broad stock market, as measured by the Dow Jones industrial average, slipped 0.65 percent.

GLD, the world’s largest bullion-based gold ETF, ended the day with assets of $65.19 billion.

Overall U.S. ETF assets ended the day at $1.179 trillion, with U.S. equity funds bringing in a net of $790 million in new assets for the day. That asset total takes into account market action.

Tuesday’s most popular fund was the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: SPY), which attracted $697.9 million in assets.

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
SPY SPDR S&P 500 697.89 104,701.25 0.67%
OEF iShares S&P 100 428.82 4,278.90 11.14%
HYG iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond 108.25 14,992.90 0.73%
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average Trust 107.43 11,253.77 0.96%
LQD iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond 106.33 23,096.37 0.46%
XLB Materials Select SPDR 72.24 1,982.13 3.78%
BIV Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond 58.02 3,753.38 1.57%
TZA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3x 52.95 911.36 6.17%
IAU iShares Gold Trust 48.14 9,326.54 0.52%
VEA Vanguard MSCI EAFE 46.41 8,167.23 0.57%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
GLD SPDR Gold -216.68 65,189.12 -0.33%
XLF Financial Select SPDR -156.42 6,037.05 -2.53%
XLI Industrial Select SPDR -129.79 3,192.08 -3.91%
XLK Technology Select SPDR -109.07 9,021.97 -1.19%
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select SPDR -95.26 3,349.26 -2.77%
IYR iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate -92.97 3,991.47 -2.28%
XLV Health Care Select SPDR -86.57 4,542.02 -1.87%
XLU Utilities Select SPDR -86.46 6,545.68 -1.30%
XLE Energy Select SPDR -77.98 7,074.37 -1.09%
CIU iShares Barclays Intermediate Credit Bond -43.80 5,387.40 -0.81%

ETF Daily Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM
U.S. Equity 790.62 542,283.83 0.15%
International Equity 64.86 260,969.12 0.02%
U.S. Fixed Income 354.43 211,144.87 0.17%
International Fixed Income 50.47 17,755.71 0.28%
Commodities -167.53 106,201.75 -0.16%
Currency - 2,960.75 0.00%
Leveraged 109.91 12,310.80 0.89%
Inverse 85.76 19,599.28 0.44%
Asset Allocation 1.30 1,893.74 0.07%
Alternatives 26.17 4,138.22 0.63%
Total: 1,315.99 1,179,258.07 0.11%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

Ticker Name Average Volume
(30 Day)
1-Day Volume % of Average
JSC SPDR Russell/Nomura Small Cap Japan 12,329 144,586 1,172.71%
MCHI iShares MSCI China 154,512 1,242,623 804.23%
CSM ProShares Credit Suisse 130/30 13,938 100,284 719.48%
OEF iShares S&P 100 1,393,020 8,729,950 626.69%
USMV iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility 273,586 1,357,994 496.37%
VTV Vanguard Value 610,974 2,851,416 466.70%
EPU iShares MSCI All Peru Capped 240,031 1,037,694 432.32%
IHF iShares Dow Jones U.S. Healthcare Providers 45,910 182,375 397.24%
IWC iShares Russell Microcap 104,245 409,679 393.00%
EZA iShares MSCI South Africa 264,691 896,926 338.86%

Top 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and <1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
DPU PowerShares DB Commodity Long ETN 7.60% 1,473 6.06
QAI IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker 4.57% 70,904 204.88
TDV db-X 2040 Target Date 3.60% 2,987 29.40
CVOL C-Tracks Exchange-Traded Notes on the Citi Volatility 3.40% 5,000 6.78
VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term 2.97% 532,216 146.77
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN 2.76% 45,394,800 1,765.83
VIIX VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN 2.59% 255,012 42.59
DIRT iPath Pure Beta Agriculture ETN 2.25% 1,200 2.99
MONY iShares Financial Sector Bond 2.19% 3,700 10.20
GAZ iPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas Total Return ETN 1.86% 93,138 36.61

Bottom 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and <1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
UNG United States Natural Gas -4.83% 16,201,543 1,063.63
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners -4.03% 2,791,715 2,064.24
SIL Global X Silver Miners -3.90% 474,831 271.94
GLDX Global X Gold Explorers -3.78% 17,085 27.49
KOL Market Vectors Coal -3.74% 178,546 167.06
GREK Global X FTSE Greece 20 -3.72% 66,700 5.69
FCG First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas -3.67% 937,789 399.84
FRAK Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas -3.66% 2,950 15.32
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy -3.55% 1,486 15.54
DBBR db-X MSCI Brazil Currency-Hedged Equity -3.45% 15,350 4.05

Disclaimer: All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.

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