Daily ETF Flows: EWJ Gathers $353M

April 10, 2013

The Japan-based ETF 'EWJ' accrued $353 million on Tuesday, April 9, while net inflows shot U.S.-listed ETF assets up to $1.464 trillion and markets rallied.

The iShares MSCI Japan fund (NYSEArca: EWJ) scooped up $352 million in assets on Tuesday, April 9, as markets rallied, with the S&P 500 rising 5.54 points, or 0.35 percent, to close at 1568.61. U.S.-listed ETFs rose to $1.464 trillion in overall assets.

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan 352.51 8,009.86 4.60%
SPY SPDR S&P 500 329.24 131,464.73 0.25%
USMV iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility 233.52 2,940.37 8.63%
FLOT iShares Floating Rate Note 222.33 1,414.84 18.64%
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity 154.77 6,056.10 2.62%
VEA Vanguard MSCI EAFE 146.40 12,791.33 1.16%
XLP Consumer Staples Select SPDR 136.24 6,890.84 2.02%
HYS PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond 130.95 1,759.97 8.04%
OIH Market Vectors Oil Services 124.76 1,514.40 8.98%
BSV Vanguard Short-Term Bond 121.40 11,622.36 1.06%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

Ticker Name Net Flows ($,mm) AUM ($, mm) AUM % Change
EFA iShares MSCI EAFE -283.01 40,540.90 -0.69%
VUG Vanguard Growth -239.38 10,470.26 -2.24%
GLD SPDR Gold -228.86 60,860.17 -0.37%
VWO Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets -169.96 56,687.18 -0.30%
IWM iShares Russell 2000 -156.88 20,232.39 -0.77%
JNK SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond -122.73 11,516.98 -1.05%
UNG United States Natural Gas -78.77 876.73 -8.24%
VOE Vanguard Mid-Cap Value -73.52 1,644.26 -4.28%
XLF Financial Select SPDR -56.70 11,058.13 -0.51%
QQQ PowerShares QQQ -54.95 31,120.00 -0.18%

ETF Daily Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM
U.S. Equity 490.47 704,453.86 0.07%
International Equity 556.21 349,495.41 0.16%
U.S. Fixed Income 673.81 235,784.99 0.29%
International Fixed Income 92.29 27,741.64 0.33%
Commodities -325.65 104,170.68 -0.31%
Currency 9.90 2,721.79 0.36%
Leveraged 3.09 13,693.05 0.02%
Inverse 242.31 18,908.50 1.28%
Asset Allocation 16.86 3,184.99 0.53%
Alternatives 36.98 3,421.33 1.08%
Total: 1,796.27 1,463,576.23 0.12%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

Ticker Name Average Volume
(30 Day)
1-Day Volume % of Average
ITF iShares S&P/TOPIX 150 27,419 378,529 1,380.55%
LWC SPDR Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond 87,849 1,036,877 1,180.29%
IPE SPDR Barclays TIPS 75,748 530,053 699.76%
USMV iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility 1,264,101 7,779,374 615.41%
GMM SPDR S&P Emerging Markets 29,988 172,907 576.58%
PBJ PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage 180,743 1,023,762 566.42%
LAG SPDR Barclays Aggregate Bond 62,804 319,327 508.45%
ITR SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Corporate Bond 127,938 595,618 465.55%
MTK SPDR Morgan Stanley Technology 2,110 8,717 413.08%
FXG First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX 198,963 785,620 394.86%

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

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
TAN Guggenheim Solar 12.48% 571,214 63.97
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy 7.64% 27,669 11.70
GREK Global X FTSE Greece 20 7.18% 102,846 22.85
PBW PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy 4.11% 813,216 140.43
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners 3.89% 20,474,278 7,048.96
ICLN iShares S&P Global Clean Energy 3.86% 25,197 28.65
SLVP iShares MSCI Global Silver Miners 3.80% 2,900 5.17
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners 3.76% 3,133,435 2,135.04
SIL Global X Silver Miners 3.65% 300,058 267.82
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners 3.61% 12,450 27.40

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

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
GAZ iPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas Total Return ETN -1.98% 41,149 41.98
UNG United States Natural Gas -1.60% 3,917,155 876.73
FJP First Trust Japan AlphaDex -1.31% 6,480 13.90
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas -1.31% 7,165 38.42
DCNG iPath Pure Beta Seasonal Natural Gas ETN -1.26% 6,519 37.81
IFAS iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Asia -1.23% 25,514 37.03
SCIN EGShares India Small Cap -1.19% 8,165 20.76
PIN PowerShares India -1.17% 968,198 350.52
VNM Market Vectors Vietnam -1.17% 1,064,830 468.88
EPI WisdomTree India Earnings -1.06% 2,301,336 1,023.16

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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