ETFs Add $6B For Week

Falling markets reacting to geopolitical tensions in Iraq and a political upstage in the U.S. dampened the past week’s surge in ETF assets.

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Falling markets reacting to geopolitical tensions in Iraq and a political upstage in the U.S. dampened the past week’s surge in ETF assets.

Investors added $6.3 billion to ETFs in the past week, raising total U.S.-listed ETF assets to $1.825 trillion as markets hit new records on strong jobs data in May, reflecting a pickup in the economy that was severely hampered by an extraordinary winter.

U.S. equity ETFs attracted the most assets this week, taking in $4.85 billion, followed by international equity ETFs, which gathered a net of $2.37 billion in the past week. U.S. fixed-income ETFs saw net creations of $76.4 million, and international fixed-income ETFs attracted $163 million, according to data compiled by ETF.com Analytics.

The S&P 500 Index fell by 10.35 points, or less than 1 percent, in the week ended Thursday, June 12, closing at 1,930.11. The downward momentum was fueled by renewed fighting in Iraq and the unexpected defeat in a Republican primary of Rep. Eric Cantor (R., Va.), the majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives to a tea party member.

Cantor’s defeat inspired concerns that more legislative gridlock is ahead in the world's largest economy.

The SPDR S&P 500 (SPY | A-97) last week led all ETFs, with inflows of $832 million, raising its total assets to $161.8 billion. Meanwhile, the UBS AG FI Enhanced Big Cap Growth ETN (FBG) led net single-fund redemptions, with outflows of $990 million in the past week.

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
SPYSPDR S&P 500832.24161,810.970.52%
IYJiShares U.S. Industrials671.991,555.9576.02%
VNQVanguard REIT615.3123,553.512.68%
VIGVanguard Dividend Appreciation611.3620,184.473.12%
IWMiShares Russell 2000418.3124,196.761.76%
EEMiShares MSCI Emerging Markets374.4539,425.050.96%
FXRFirst Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX372.881,251.3942.45%
XLFFinancial Select SPDR355.6018,913.271.92%
IVViShares Core S&P 500314.3857,314.020.55%
XLEEnergy Select SPDR285.2612,069.972.42%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
FBGUBS AG FI Enhanced Big Cap Growth ETN-990.00157.20-86.30%
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity-509.0810,413.26-4.66%
QQQPowerShares QQQ-456.3442,550.07-1.06%
XLPConsumer Staples Select SPDR-304.225,418.72-5.32%
TLTiShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond-224.243,950.14-5.37%
IYRiShares U.S. Real Estate-197.244,924.37-3.85%
TNADirexion Daily Small Cap Bull 3x-169.13991.25-14.58%
CSJiShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond-168.7711,974.25-1.39%
IYEiShares U.S. Energy-143.212,400.99-5.63%
XLYConsumer Discretionary Select SPDR-116.635,195.04-2.20%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity4,849.36982,271.850.49%
International Equity2,365.24447,328.790.53%
U.S. Fixed Income76.35255,547.570.03%
International Fixed Income162.9624,425.440.67%
Commodities-113.5864,902.36-0.17%
Currency20.231,810.621.12%
Leveraged-1,321.5520,910.61-6.32%
Inverse158.6920,651.670.77%
Asset Allocation30.484,739.560.64%
Alternatives43.452,974.021.46%
Total:6,271.621,825,562.480.34%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
Volume
% of Average
FBGUBS AG FI Enhanced Big Cap Growth ETN670,12619,784,304590.46%
IYJiShares U.S. Industrials415,65910,664,964513.16%
FIBGCredit Suisse FI Enhanced Big Cap Growth ETN35,649870,854488.57%
FXRFirst Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX611,02513,023,962426.30%
GMMSPDR S&P Emerging Markets16,026291,768364.13%
BIKSPDR S&P BRIC 4066,3671,079,157325.21%
EWRIGuggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight12,647193,777306.44%
ITAiShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense72,0461,062,022294.82%
BBRCEGShares Beyond BRICs137,6272,015,357292.87%
QLTAiShares Aaa - A Rated Corporate Bond29,947434,527290.20%

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
GLDXGlobal X Gold Explorers15.47%282,32045.68
GDXJMarket Vectors Junior Gold Miners15.23%27,433,9702,093.41
SILJPureFunds ISE Junior Silver (Small Cap Miners/Explorers)11.02%46,0926.39
XBISPDR S&P Biotech9.15%3,150,1411,143.37
SILGlobal X Silver Miners8.50%825,802228.51
PBEPowerShares Dynamic Biotech & Genome8.20%420,437381.50
EVALiShares MSCI Emerging Markets Value7.75%19,59819.39
BRAFGlobal X Brazil Financials7.00%25,5643.08
EWZiShares MSCI Brazil Capped6.61%83,736,5144,900.71
GDXMarket Vectors Gold Miners6.09%111,439,2087,654.42

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
JJNiPath Dow Jones-UBS Nickel Total Return ETN-6.15%96,24314.87
QATiShares MSCI Qatar Capped-5.80%191,49036.22
UAEiShares MSCI UAE Capped-5.74%322,17362.27
NINIiPath Pure Beta Nickel ETN-4.87%9,1155.12
MESMarket Vectors Gulf States-4.40%164,37434.84
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT-3.16%945,3312,908.79
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT-2.92%985,8152,559.44
VNQVanguard REIT-2.87%19,625,73723,553.51
SCHHSchwab U. S. REIT-2.86%718,407985.59
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT-2.86%606,584261.20

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
INDLDirexion Daily India Bull 3X77.12-1.1066.25
SCIFMarket Vectors India Small-Cap61.230.99426.41
GASLDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bull 3X Shares57.406.2918.63
CAFEiPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN56.574.686.88
JOiPath Dow Jones-UBS Coffee Total Return ETN54.702.1380.40
SOXLDirexion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3X53.073.65100.38
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Bull 3X52.1850.83216.58
BOSPowerShares DB Base Metals Short ETN50.591.061.83
DRNDirexion Daily Real Estate Bull 3x50.37-8.3896.92
SCINEGShares India Small Cap49.36-1.7533.89

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Bear 3X-74.70-37.2127.37
DGAZVelocityShares 3X Inverse Natural Gas ETN-70.70-6.83337.46
UVXYProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures-48.472.34378.60
TVIXVelocityShares Daily 2X VIX Short Term ETN-48.272.37185.60
KOLDProShares UltraShort DJ- UBS Natural Gas-47.94-3.9152.95
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3X-47.79-16.97133.40
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-47.350.567.16
GASXDirexion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3X Shares-46.51-6.228.27
SOXSDirexion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X-42.46-2.7519.44
DRVDirexion Daily Real Estate Bear 3x-38.248.6714.32

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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