Investors Plowed More Than $7B Into ETFs

Investors put more than $7 billion into ETFs in the week ended Thursday, Aug. 14, including more than $4 billion into equities and $2.5 billion into fixed-income funds. Geopolitical tensions seemed meanwhile to ease a bit, helping lift the S&P 500 2.3 percent and total U.S.-listed ETF assets to $1.859 trillion.

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Investors put more than $7 billion into ETFs in the week ended Thursday, Aug. 14, including more than $4 billion into equities and $2.5 billion into fixed-income funds. Geopolitical tensions seemed meanwhile to ease a bit, helping lift the S&P 500 2.3 percent and total U.S.-listed ETF assets to $1.859 trillion.

Investors put more than $7 billion into ETFs in the week ended Thursday, Aug. 14, including more than $4 billion into equities and $2.5 billion into fixed-income funds. Geopolitical tensions seemed meanwhile to ease a bit, helping lift the S&P 500 2.3 percent and total U.S.-listed ETF assets to $1.859 trillion.

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
SPYSPDR S&P 5003,940.27165,555.632.44%
XLPConsumer Staples Select SPDR633.496,754.3610.35%
IVViShares Core S&P 500457.3060,531.950.76%
HYGiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond417.9312,340.683.51%
EEMiShares MSCI Emerging Markets398.4443,285.410.93%
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology371.205,389.867.40%
LQDiShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond333.5817,890.501.90%
FXGFirst Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX312.231,371.0529.49%
VOOVanguard S&P 500303.5220,682.251.49%
AGGiShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond295.2918,404.401.63%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
IWMiShares Russell 2000-1,413.8122,952.50-5.80%
QQQPowerShares QQQ-720.8744,257.96-1.60%
XLIIndustrial Select SPDR-532.458,135.97-6.14%
VGKVanguard FTSE Europe-373.0415,325.29-2.38%
DIASPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average Trust-313.7010,830.69-2.81%
EWIiShares MSCI Italy Capped-270.531,584.35-14.58%
IYRiShares U.S. Real Estate-190.084,872.46-3.75%
XLFFinancial Select SPDR-179.2217,308.24-1.02%
MDYSPDR S&P MidCap 400-168.6815,062.71-1.11%
EZUiShares MSCI EMU-151.618,764.57-1.70%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity 3,525.361,003,156.620.35%
International Equity 866.64450,887.030.19%
U.S. Fixed Income 2,347.64260,760.020.90%
International Fixed Income196.7724,560.040.80%
Commodities-134.8066,774.91-0.20%
Currency-70.411,621.17-4.34%
Leveraged-11.9221,984.27-0.05%
Inverse296.8921,560.701.38%
Asset Allocation13.804,997.730.28%
Alternatives104.612,899.103.61%
Total:7,134.571,859,201.600.38%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
Volume
% of Average
GMMSPDR S&P Emerging Markets38,754801,578413.67%
VLUEiShares MSCI USA Value Factor9,047171,807379.79%
SIZEiShares MSCI USA Size Factor10,452191,238365.95%
VIOVVanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value16,240290,674357.98%
MBGSPDR Barclays Mortgage Backed Bond6,353113,708357.97%
ILTBiShares Core Long-Term USD Bond52,677875,566332.43%
SLYSPDR S&P SmallCap 60016,247250,330308.16%
AGOLETFS Physical Asian Gold1782,577289.27%
GAFSPDR S&P Emerging Middle East & Africa12,649182,419288.42%
IATiShares U.S. Regional Banks113,4691,556,084274.28%

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
MLPWETRACS Wells Fargo MLP ETN23.36%9,53918.25
RSXJMarket Vectors Russia Small-Cap7.32%249,43654.08
RBLSPDR S&P Russia6.45%77,69723.89
XBISPDR S&P Biotech6.33%1,396,6951,164.68
MLPNCredit Suisse Cushing 30 MLP ETN6.21%1,330,372898.90
RSXMarket Vectors Russia6.07%40,745,5821,620.24
GREKGlobal X FTSE Greece 205.99%4,404,191233.13
ERUSiShares MSCI Russia Capped5.93%2,218,381287.16
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure5.88%519,705840.98
EEHELEMENTS Linked to SPECTRUM Large Cap U.S. Momentum ETN5.80%63,2290.92

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-25.36%517,6265.24
VXXiPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN-16.58%200,012,669909.95
VIIXVelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN-16.50%248,2027.34
VIIZVelocityShares VIX Mid Term ETN-8.89%4,9751.55
VXZiPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN-8.75%6,885,93661.75
VIXMProShares VIX Mid-term-8.67%227,62543.12
EEMEiShares MSCI Emerging Markets EMEA-5.20%4,37010.45
CRUDTeucrium WTI Crude Oil-5.18%1,3852.09
WEATTeucrium Wheat-4.59%825,66925.40
COWiPath Dow Jones-UBS Livestock Total Return ETN-4.30%137,46942.32

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
NUGTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X77.234.34763.69
INDLDirexion Daily India Bull 3X72.3411.5278.83
DRNDirexion Daily Real Estate Bull 3x66.847.5094.92
JOiPath Dow Jones-UBS Coffee Total Return ETN63.73-0.3485.98
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Bull 3X60.52-2.42268.92
CAFEiPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN59.63-0.387.27
AGAPowerShares DB Agriculture Double Short ETN57.074.402.23
DDPPowerShares DB Commodity Short ETN56.161.282.28
TMFDirexion Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bull 3x53.561.8343.52
SOXLDirexion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3X49.909.70103.46

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Bear 3X-83.941.7881.48
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3X-66.83-4.76248.71
TVIXVelocityShares Daily 2X VIX Short Term ETN-61.87-30.75164.30
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-61.47-25.365.24
UVXYProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures-61.13-30.92183.46
DGAZVelocityShares 3X Inverse Natural Gas ETN-51.13-2.15264.11
RUSLDirexion Daily Russia Bull 3X-49.0018.78117.22
DRVDirexion Daily Real Estate Bear 3x-45.44-7.2110.88
SOXSDirexion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X-43.63-9.1120.09
TMVDirexion Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bear 3x-40.19-1.94620.02

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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