Weekly ETF Flows: Equities Rise

More than $10 billion flowed into U.S.-listed ETFs last week, and rising markets helped push total assets up to $1.734 trillion

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More than $10 billion flowed into U.S.-listed ETFs last week, and rising markets helped push total assets up to $1.734 trillion

Investors poured more than $10 billion into ETFs last week, and rising markets spurred on by upbeat manufacturing data helped push total U.S.-listed ETF assets higher.

In fact, $9.80 billion flowed into U.S. equity strategies, while $962.2 million flowed into U.S. fixed-income ETFs in the week ended Thursday, March 20, as the S&P 500 rose some 31 points higher from the previous week to close at 1,872.01.

Overall, U.S.-listed ETF assets rose to $1.734 trillion from $1.718 trillion in the past week ending March 14, according to data compiled by ETF.com Analytics.

The Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG | A-71) led all equity funds, raking in $2.52 billion last week, bringing its total assets up to $21.20 billion.

At the same, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY | A-98) led all ETF outflows, with redemptions of $1.26 billion, bringing its assets down to $158.9 billion and making it the least popular ETF last week.

Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
VIGVanguard Dividend Appreciation2,522.3621,204.8513.50%
VOVanguard Mid-Cap1,521.388,850.6920.76%
VBVanguard Small-Cap1,216.8210,001.5213.85%
VUGVanguard Growth610.9914,439.804.42%
VYMVanguard High Dividend Yield494.098,005.806.58%
VBKVanguard Small-Cap Growth385.564,343.679.74%
XOPSPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production359.24869.3670.42%
VBRVanguard Small-Cap Value332.974,409.398.17%
BNDVanguard Total Bond Market325.2419,375.061.71%
IJHiShares Core S&P Mid-Cap303.6920,891.301.48%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
ROLAiPath Long Extended Russell 1000 TR ETN0.000.000.00%
SPYSPDR S&P 500-1,264.10158,936.86-0.79%
EEMiShares MSCI Emerging Markets-765.4528,697.33-2.60%
IYRiShares U.S. Real Estate-397.964,300.12-8.47%
HYGiShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond-300.5013,358.54-2.20%
XLPConsumer Staples Select SPDR-239.815,104.18-4.49%
FXIiShares China Large-Cap-234.694,681.89-4.77%
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity-222.0211,116.58-1.96%
MOOMarket Vectors Agribusiness-213.383,508.54-5.73%
XLFFinancial Select SPDR-199.7918,335.52-1.08%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity9,804.75958,569.031.02%
International Equity-397.31393,761.71-0.10%
U.S. Fixed Income962.19240,966.740.40%
International Fixed Income-55.7521,071.56-0.26%
Commodities9.3268,322.640.01%
Currency-33.881,883.74-1.80%
Leveraged107.4421,575.400.50%
Inverse153.0020,470.420.75%
Asset Allocation16.494,155.280.40%
Alternatives29.033,594.320.81%
Total:10,595.271,734,370.850.61%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
Volume
% of Average
JSCSPDR Russell/Nomura Small Cap Japan7,378152,601413.65%
EMIFiShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure26,838524,008390.50%
RUSLDirexion Daily Russia Bull 3X516,9437,243,361280.24%
UDNPowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish25,580338,367264.56%
FJPFirst Trust Japan AlphaDex46,345600,224259.02%
THRKSPDR Russell 30003,03837,692248.11%
EWNiShares MSCI Netherlands200,9702,468,026245.61%
SMMUPIMCO Short Term Municipal Bond7,03483,085236.25%
JJCiPath Dow Jones-UBS Copper Total Return ETN72,561847,957233.72%
JJAiPath Dow Jones UBS Agriculture Total Return ETN10,821125,803232.52%

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
ERUSiShares MSCI Russia Capped5.65%5,429,934244.38
WEATTeucrium Wheat5.49%543,22615.85
RBLSPDR S&P Russia5.34%259,42316.51
EIDOiShares MSCI Indonesia5.18%3,887,542435.66
JJNiPath Dow Jones-UBS Nickel Total Return ETN4.64%70,5706.22
ESRiShares MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe4.46%68,501138.66
BRXXEGShares Brazil Infrastructure4.36%48,35534.13
NINIiPath Pure Beta Nickel ETN4.31%49,2865.36
GURSPDR S&P Emerging Europe4.30%140,59869.18
RSXMarket Vectors Russia4.19%77,679,3381,140.93

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
JOiPath Dow Jones-UBS Coffee Total Return ETN-10.10%2,533,922113.32
CAFEiPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN-9.57%274,0527.92
GRNiPath Global Carbon ETN-8.87%99,0401.90
SILJPureFunds ISE Junior Silver (Small Cap Miners/Explorers)-6.71%123,6755.52
GDXJMarket Vectors Junior Gold Miners-6.60%23,040,9032,077.68
NGEGlobal X Nigeria-5.16%30,56410.72
JJSiPath Dow Jones-UBS Softs Total Return ETN-4.85%130,60910.28
GDXMarket Vectors Gold Miners-4.81%216,589,8668,425.20
GGGGGlobal X PURE Gold Miners-4.38%83,4714.35
SOCLGlobal X Social Media-4.22%813,942157.78

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
RUSSDirexion Daily Russia Bear 3X76.90-12.6227.70
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Bull 3X70.28-25.6674.76
JOiPath Dow Jones-UBS Coffee Total Return ETN70.20-10.10113.32
CAFEiPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN64.80-9.577.92
NUGTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X60.54-16.57756.13
YANGDirexion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X43.015.8026.33
GLDXGlobal X Gold Explorers42.50-2.3952.58
TANGuggenheim Solar39.752.95534.91
UGLDVelocityShares 3X Long Gold ETN36.48-6.3743.31
SILJPureFunds ISE Junior Silver (Small Cap Miners/Explorers)30.63-6.715.52

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Bear 3X-67.0026.5428.69
DGAZVelocityShares 3X Inverse Natural Gas ETN-60.88-1.63401.70
RUSLDirexion Daily Russia Bull 3X-55.156.6150.08
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3X-51.7616.09270.43
KOLDProShares UltraShort DJ- UBS Natural Gas-38.96-1.1481.97
YINNDirexion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X-38.55-6.5585.14
DGLDVelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN-29.956.4517.41
LBJDirexion Daily Latin America Bull 3X-29.122.4218.59
BRZUDirexion Daily Brazil Bull 3x-28.906.2611.58
RSXJMarket Vectors Russia Small-Cap-27.772.2525.25

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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