Sundry Bond Funds Bleed Assets In Latest Week

Are the powerful outflows out of a slew of iShares bond funds in the week ended March 5 telling us that the ETF market is laying the groundwork for a midyear rate hike by the Fed?
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Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
XLYConsumer Discretionary Select SPDR1,585.0310,445.9417.89%
HEDJWisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity1,369.7613,446.5111.34%
QQQPowerShares QQQ686.1440,826.911.71%
DBEFDeutsche X-trackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF588.265,246.2812.63%
FXDFirst Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX474.322,327.8125.59%
EWJiShares MSCI Japan472.3415,423.393.16%
EFAiShares MSCI EAFE467.8655,767.010.85%
LQDiShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond361.6122,176.691.66%
IYRiShares U.S. Real Estate320.865,742.775.92%
TIPiShares TIPS Bond226.5512,826.671.80%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
SPYSPDR S&P 500-2,075.08191,767.51-1.07%
IEFiShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond-950.466,513.87-12.73%
IEIiShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond-884.824,250.61-17.23%
IDUiShares U.S. Utilities-763.45729.56-51.14%
HYGiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond-619.1417,222.88-3.47%
AGGiShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond-618.2523,382.72-2.58%
SHViShares Short Treasury Bond-606.434,829.83-11.16%
XLUUtilities Select SPDR-534.226,768.25-7.32%
TLTiShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond-455.836,970.70-6.14%
DBCPowerShares DB Commodity Tracking-437.223,181.37-12.08%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity2,076.151,181,441.890.18%
International Equity5,630.28467,401.851.20%
U.S. Fixed Income-4,348.52302,112.13-1.43%
International Fixed Income25.7224,562.100.10%
Asset Allocation62.195,803.521.07%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
% of Average
FKUFirst Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX123,281611,962496.40%
FLTBFidelity Limited Term Bond74,987369,585492.87%
FJPFirst Trust Japan AlphaDex98,706458,804464.82%
XTLSPDR S&P Telecom46,584208,348447.25%
PWCPowerShares Dynamic Market15,85468,726433.49%
DBVPowerShares DB G10 Currency Harvest195,826817,497417.46%
TENZPIMCO 7-15 Year U.S. Treasury31,207127,729409.29%
FDISFidelity MSCI Consumer Discretionary210,904847,538401.86%
CQQQGuggenheim China Technology38,696155,000400.56%
EWKiShares MSCI Belgium Capped416,2071,561,865375.26%

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
TANGuggenheim Solar14.31%1,677,516411.68
KWTMarket Vectors Solar Energy11.51%14,06425.13
ICLNiShares Global Clean Energy11.03%604,14877.31
UNGUnited States Natural Gas5.50%35,782,391661.97
BBCBioShares Biotechnology Clinical Trials5.14%203,2228.30
EGPTMarket Vectors Egypt4.88%19,32653.83
CQQQGuggenheim China Technology4.82%775,00094.53
DXJHWisdomTree Japan Hedged Health Care4.46%12,5951.51
XBISPDR S&P Biotech4.44%4,041,7912,184.02
OILiPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return ETN4.23%21,873,310802.31

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
TDVDeutsche X-trackers 2040 Target Date ETF-13.10%34,24442.63
TURiShares MSCI Turkey-10.76%3,981,932496.04
GREKGlobal X FTSE Greece 20-7.82%3,275,508240.79
EWZSiShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap-7.14%240,12023.63
SGARiPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN-6.90%1,4192.38
BRFMarket Vectors Brazil Small-Cap-6.87%216,05382.84
CHNAPowerShares China A-Share-6.82%17,3528.54
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-6.32%466,5665.64
BRAQGlobal X Brazil Consumer-6.29%37,6956.55
BRXXEGShares Brazil Infrastructure-6.11%42,63713.09

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
TANGuggenheim Solar0.3214.23411.68
CNXTMarket Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext0.262.7130.89
ICLNiShares Global Clean Energy0.2510.5277.31
KWTMarket Vectors Solar Energy0.2511.1025.13
XBISPDR S&P Biotech0.226.032,184.02
RSXMarket Vectors Russia0.21-0.511,910.41
BBCBioShares Biotechnology Clinical Trials0.207.058.30
BBPBioShares Biotechnology Products0.193.496.23
ERUSiShares MSCI Russia Capped0.190.22275.73
RBLSPDR S&P Russia0.19-0.5831.61

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
CVOLC-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN-0.26-4.115.64
GAZiPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas Total Return ETN-0.262.0513.91
JOiPath Dow Jones-UBS Coffee Total Return ETN-0.22-4.7458.99
EWZSiShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap-0.21-7.2223.63
CAFEiPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN-0.21-3.807.16
BRFMarket Vectors Brazil Small-Cap-0.19-7.2782.84
WEATTeucrium Wheat-0.18-5.1920.56
NGEGlobal X MSCI Nigeria -0.171.8622.29
TURiShares MSCI Turkey-0.16-8.39496.04
VIXYProShares VIX Short-Term-0.15-2.94132.17

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