Equity ETFs Lead Weekly Flows, 'HYG' Stands Out

Investors poured $9.2 billion in fresh net assets into equity ETFs—both U.S. and international—in the past week ended Thursday, July 16, as the S&P 500 rose 3.5 percent. Also popular were U.S. fixed-income ETFs, particularly junk bond fund 'HYG,' which had its biggest weekly inflow to-date of roughly $1.5 billion.

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Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
SPYSPDR S&P 5004,871.22185,710.572.69%
HYGiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond1,441.2714,709.0210.86%
IWMiShares Russell 2000733.4831,009.112.42%
QQQPowerShares QQQ732.3940,160.051.86%
EWJiShares MSCI Japan610.6820,209.773.12%
SHYiShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond576.6910,747.965.67%
LQDiShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond563.1421,449.142.70%
VEUVanguard FTSE All-World ex-US440.4214,870.553.05%
VTIVanguard Total Stock Market423.5057,912.220.74%
XLVHealth Care Select SPDR374.6216,170.662.37%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
XLFFinancial Select SPDR-1,334.6120,466.44-6.12%
FXIiShares China Large-Cap-359.037,019.10-4.87%
XLUUtilities Select SPDR-290.456,162.73-4.50%
IJHiShares Core S&P Mid-Cap-242.5426,703.80-0.90%
VOOVanguard S&P 500-228.9634,329.02-0.66%
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity-221.3618,020.09-1.21%
EMBiShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond-207.535,383.32-3.71%
IWOiShares Russell 2000 Growth-188.177,560.53-2.43%
ASHRDeutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF-184.44618.80-22.96%
FXOFirst Trust Financials AlphaDEX-175.67959.22-15.48%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity6,949.371,192,935.040.58%
International Equity2,283.33523,306.270.44%
U.S. Fixed Income4,144.14303,720.531.36%
International Fixed Income-211.6426,689.62-0.79%
Commodities-68.4154,273.46-0.13%
Currency-22.121,376.74-1.61%
Leveraged-93.0225,595.69-0.36%
Inverse-216.9918,776.82-1.16%
Asset Allocation5.505,867.140.09%
Alternatives19.063,246.170.59%
Total:12,789.212,155,787.480.59%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
Volume
% of Average
ENORiShares MSCI Norway Capped61,102314,538514.78%
QDYNFlexShares Quality Dividend Dynamic23,590121,051513.13%
QLTBiShares Baa - Ba Rated Corporate Bond54,563237,895436.00%
IPACiShares Core MSCI Pacific130,247549,548421.93%
HSPXHorizons S&P 500 Covered Call2,81611,167396.56%
FADFirst Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX7,43828,838387.72%
IEURiShares Core MSCI Europe140,238520,769371.35%
EMCBWisdomTree Emerging Markets Corporate Bond5,97120,419341.96%
LWCSPDR Barclays Long Term Corporate Bond115,713358,580309.89%
FTSMFirst Trust Enhanced Short Maturity518,6371,571,219302.95%

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
CNXTMarket Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext11.92%1,776,99642.63
HEWIiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Italy11.81%11,9012.54
SBIOALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF11.41%1,472,180164.37
ASHSDeutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF10.11%1,589,40146.89
BBCBioShares Biotechnology Clinical Trials9.58%223,41935.31
XBISPDR S&P Biotech9.04%6,042,6242,991.83
BBPBioShares Biotechnology Products8.82%218,06324.19
GAZiPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN8.62%93,57912.49
EWHSiShares MSCI Hong Kong Small-Cap8.57%28,3327.98
EEHBPowerShares S&P Emerging Markets High Beta8.50%7,4804.98

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-28.28%641,8753.11
VIIXVelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN-23.23%593,7339.32
VXXiPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN-23.15%263,326,622816.58
VIXYProShares VIX Short-Term-22.94%8,584,928121.39
VXUPAccuShares Spot CBOE VIX Up Shares-21.84%201,5637.32
VXZiPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN-9.47%2,521,07646.94
VIXMProShares VIX Mid-term-9.42%95,08124.82
SBViPath Pure Beta S&P GSCI-Weighted ETN-7.87%1,2070.92
DPUDB Commodity Long ETN-7.29%1,6650.94
HEVYiPath Pure Beta Industrial Metals ETN-7.19%2,6490.50

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
CNXTMarket Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext0.56-9.2442.63
XBISPDR S&P Biotech0.456.622,991.83
BBPBioShares Biotechnology Products0.437.1624.19
BBCBioShares Biotechnology Clinical Trials0.416.5735.31
ASHSDeutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 500 China-A Shares Small Cap ETF0.39-8.9546.89
DXJHWisdomTree Japan Hedged Health Care0.324.415.07
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology0.306.139,812.62
FBTFirst Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology0.285.734,094.98
DXJFWisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials0.284.2631.97
RODIBarclays Return on Disability ETNs0.260.0030.45

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-0.58-21.363.11
VIIXVelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN-0.48-16.779.32
VXXiPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN-0.48-16.77816.58
VIXYProShares VIX Short-Term-0.47-16.58121.39
GAZiPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN-0.375.8812.49
KOLMarket Vectors Coal-0.29-0.6769.41
JOiPath Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN-0.292.13105.05
XMESPDR S&P Metals and Mining-0.28-2.26317.17
CAFEiPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN-0.272.345.46
JJNiPath Bloomberg Nickel Subindex Total Return ETN-0.260.987.19

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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