Demand For US Fixed Income ETFs Pick Up

Investors piled into U.S. Treasury funds targeting one- to 10-year debt in the week ended Thursday, July 30. Among the most popular were 'IEF', 'SHY' and 'IEI.' Total net inflows of slightly more than $1 billion brought U.S.-listed ETF assets to an average of $2.128 trillion.
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Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
DBEFDeutsche X-trackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF533.1513,400.524.14%
IEFiShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond507.926,708.998.19%
IJHiShares Core S&P Mid-Cap378.4526,714.691.44%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology361.359,943.503.77%
USOUnited States Oil338.952,658.1914.61%
VNQVanguard REIT337.0325,346.521.35%
IVWiShares S&P 500 Growth288.6513,550.832.18%
SHYiShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond212.0511,011.621.96%
IVViShares Core S&P 500210.1670,425.130.30%
IEIiShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond209.455,456.873.99%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
EEMiShares MSCI Emerging Markets-811.6224,356.38-3.22%
VTIVanguard Total Stock Market-686.0556,908.94-1.19%
QQQPowerShares QQQ-671.5041,402.35-1.60%
SPYSPDR S&P 500-473.66179,022.95-0.26%
XLFFinancial Select SPDR-268.5420,456.16-1.30%
XIVVelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN-261.71519.45-33.50%
HYGiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond-243.5814,063.95-1.70%
TLTiShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond-183.204,962.50-3.56%
VCRVanguard Consumer Discretionary-177.522,026.40-8.05%
IWFiShares Russell 1000 Growth-166.9630,649.18-0.54%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity276.791,177,199.110.02%
International Equity295.24514,880.920.06%
U.S. Fixed Income658.48306,802.240.21%
International Fixed Income-110.5926,633.77-0.42%
Asset Allocation-23.615,763.56-0.41%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
% of Average
SCJiShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap114,501598,854523.01%
FXEUPowerShares Europe Currency Hedged Low Volatility219,845974,021443.05%
SZODB Crude Oil Short ETN34,991146,132417.63%
NLRMarket Vectors Uranium + Nuclear Energy4,11017,098416.01%
NFOGuggenheim Insider Sentiment17,41270,728406.21%
BABSSPDR Nuveen Barclays Build America Bond22,58587,890389.16%
IXGiShares Global Financials246,559929,984377.19%
ISRAMarket Vectors Israel34,776129,612372.70%
IXJiShares Global Healthcare162,348539,269332.17%
IHYMarket Vectors International High Yield Bond71,694236,021329.20%

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
AMZAInfraCap Active MLP6.78%186,26419.61
YMLIYorkville High Income Infrastructure MLP5.58%40,91153.19
MLPAGlobal X MLP5.55%385,297151.36
MLPIETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure ETN5.30%2,689,6882,316.08
AMJJPMorgan Alerian MLP ETN5.13%11,305,7734,798.80
ATMPBarclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN5.13%1,635,765311.49
YGRORBC ETNs Linked to Yorkville MLP Distribution Growth Leaders Liquid PR Index5.06%248,99325.26
MLPCC-Tracks Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental ETN4.96%131,130149.66
GLDXGlobal X Gold Explorers4.90%236,16124.35
AMUETRACS Alerian MLP ETN4.86%1,045,222391.70

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
CNXTMarket Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext-13.45%565,91441.47
PEKMarket Vectors ChinaAMC A-Share-10.35%435,47796.41
ASHSDeutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF-10.23%712,74441.28
KBAKraneShares Bosera MSCI China A Share-10.14%49,03717.95
ASHRDeutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF-10.09%18,724,760639.68
CHNAPowerShares China A-Share-9.52%28,5737.43
FDTSFirst Trust Developed Markets ex-US Small Cap AlphaDEX-9.47%11,2338.60
AFTYCSOP FTSE China A50-8.61%419,01812.18
FUDETRACS CMCI Food Total Return ETN-8.52%3,50118.26
QQQCGlobal X NASDAQ China Technology-8.26%109,10418.17

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
RODIBarclays Return on Disability ETNs0.770.0042.65
CNXTMarket Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext0.52-8.7941.47
ASHSDeutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF0.39-7.3441.28
BBPBioShares Biotechnology Products0.36-0.7031.98
XBISPDR S&P Biotech0.36-1.142,862.75
DXJHWisdomTree Japan Hedged Health Care0.32-0.966.76
BBCBioShares Biotechnology Clinical Trials0.29-3.0437.55
DXJFWisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials0.282.0736.54
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology0.250.329,943.50
FBTFirst Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology0.23-0.173,800.30

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-0.58-5.963.14
VIIXVelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN-0.49-4.917.96
VIXYProShares VIX Short-Term-0.49-4.89130.10
VXXiPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN-0.49-4.69994.07
GAZiPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN-0.41-1.6711.70
FCGFirst Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas-0.360.57174.14
KOLMarket Vectors Coal-0.341.0463.95
PLTMFirst Trust ISE Global Platinum-0.33-1.006.70
XMESPDR S&P Metals and Mining-0.332.65326.10
EWZSiShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap-0.32-0.2630.35

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