Demand For Equity ETFs Picks Up Pace

Investors piled into equity ETFs such as ‘SPY’ and ‘VTI’ in the past week, but trimmed exposure to gold trust ‘GLD’ and Treasury fund ‘TLT,’ pushing total U.S.-listed ETF assets up to $2.165 trillion.
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Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
SPYSPDR S&P 5002,889.26179,002.991.64%
IWMiShares Russell 20001,779.2229,181.146.49%
VTIVanguard Total Stock Market905.8157,749.081.59%
LQDiShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond742.7822,258.963.45%
XLVHealth Care Select SPDR487.9314,096.183.59%
VEAVanguard FTSE Developed Markets399.8828,565.301.42%
JNKSPDR Barclays High Yield Bond343.4711,335.613.12%
XRTSPDR S&P Retail343.221,259.9537.44%
BNDVanguard Total Bond Market286.8127,561.841.05%
VOVanguard Mid-Cap273.6012,354.452.26%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
GLDSPDR Gold-574.0428,505.01-1.97%
TLTiShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond-477.134,871.19-8.92%
EZUiShares MSCI EMU-427.7410,521.26-3.91%
QQQPowerShares QQQ-363.1538,650.06-0.93%
VNQVanguard REIT-256.8526,518.80-0.96%
IYKiShares U.S. Consumer Goods-172.48625.47-21.62%
XLFFinancial Select SPDR-167.3017,852.85-0.93%
VQTBarclays S&P Veqtor ETN-128.76595.99-17.77%
IEFiShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond-127.416,377.59-1.96%
VBKVanguard Small-Cap Growth-120.754,479.60-2.62%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity6,650.491,179,778.860.57%
International Equity1,992.26537,675.690.37%
U.S. Fixed Income1,972.20307,049.050.64%
International Fixed Income318.1626,289.931.22%
Asset Allocation19.606,157.310.32%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
% of Average
USDUWisdomTree Bloomberg US Dollar Bullish342,6861,432,760418.10%
IXGiShares Global Financials108,983444,005407.41%
EXTWisdomTree Total Earnings9,10137,065407.28%
FTGCFirst Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy127,971495,575387.26%
RXIiShares Global Consumer Discretionary102,247393,510384.86%
MLPAGlobal X MLP103,518384,707371.63%
VQTBarclays S&P Veqtor ETN44,152163,313369.89%
IYGiShares U.S. Financial Services109,489389,637355.87%
MBGSPDR Barclays Mortgage Backed Bond37,113122,289329.50%
GMMSPDR S&P Emerging Markets31,10193,820301.66%

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
GRNiPath Global Carbon ETN16.57%6,3642.27
GAZiPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN14.84%185,60814.36
CNXTMarket Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext14.19%623,04266.70
ASHSDeutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF12.84%313,02049.18
UNGUnited States Natural Gas9.52%30,275,025697.50
TURiShares MSCI Turkey9.35%1,983,322513.88
SILGlobal X Silver Miners8.17%1,970,535198.86
SILJPureFunds ISE Junior Silver (Small Cap Miners/Explorers)7.99%41,8245.22
FKUFirst Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX7.75%406,716218.30
SLVPiShares MSCI Global Silver Miners7.47%53,03214.90

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
VIXYProShares VIX Short-Term-6.72%6,157,656147.01
VIIXVelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN-6.65%519,9107.10
VXXiPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN-6.64%174,251,5021,170.73
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-6.12%277,0844.24
EVALiShares MSCI Emerging Markets Value-5.92%11,85925.26
EGPTMarket Vectors Egypt-5.75%23,43654.86
ZROZPIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury-4.71%135,832115.57
EDVVanguard Extended Duration Treasury-3.99%491,544400.01
ICOLiShares MSCI Colombia Capped-3.28%23,10518.04
LTPZPIMCO 15+ Year U.S. TIPS-2.88%44,00293.71

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
CNXTMarket Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext0.858.2266.70
ASHSDeutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF0.657.6749.18
TANGuggenheim Solar0.412.38450.86
RSXMarket Vectors Russia0.401.332,354.55
ERUSiShares MSCI Russia Capped0.370.90304.39
RBLSPDR S&P Russia0.370.9433.53
ECNSiShares MSCI China Small-Cap0.371.7746.82
QQQCGlobal X NASDAQ China Technology0.353.4722.57
KBAKraneShares Bosera MSCI China A Share0.343.2934.46
PEKMarket Vectors ChinaAMC A-Share0.343.81141.57

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-0.42-1.044.24
VIIXVelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN-0.36-1.487.10
VIXYProShares VIX Short-Term-0.36-1.68147.01
VXXiPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN-0.36-1.701,170.73
GAZiPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN-0.278.0914.36
JOiPath Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN-0.222.6986.47
CAFEiPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN-0.221.655.48
JJTiPath Bloomberg Tin Subindex Total Return ETN-
EWZSiShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap-0.16-0.3335.58
CANETeucrium Sugar-0.16-2.722.80

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