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SPY sees red.

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Edited by: etf.com Staff

SPY sees red.

U.S.-listed ETFs added $1.294 billion in the week ended Thursday, Jan. 16, lifting industry assets to record highs, as total U.S.-listed assets climbed to $1.704 trillion from the previous week. International ETFs experienced net asset inflows of $1.82 billion, while U.S. equity funds redeemed $600.6 million.

The FTSE 100 index London’s FTSE 100 edged toward a 14-year high during the week on the strength of the World Bank's upward revision of global growth forecasts and gains at luxury group Burberry. In turn, the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK | A-95) and the iShares MSCI United Kingdom (EWU | B-88) experienced inflows of $438.8 million and $317.7 million, respectively.

On the home front, disappointing corporate earnings pushed stocks mostly lower and pulled assets out of the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY | A-98), which redeemed $1.9 billion last week.



Top 10 Creations (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
VGKVanguard FTSE Europe438.8214,472.723.13%
EWUiShares MSCI United Kingdom317.733,997.848.63%
XLPConsumer Staples Select SPDR210.306,826.743.18%
VEUVanguard FTSE All-World ex-US210.2911,664.211.84%
EZUiShares MSCI EMU186.488,840.902.15%
VTIVanguard Total Stock Market183.0539,761.080.46%
XLFFinancial Select SPDR173.9717,346.081.01%
VNQVanguard REIT152.3918,070.630.85%
IWMiShares Russell 2000150.2325,941.970.58%
DIASPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average Trust148.5512,595.351.19%

Top 10 Redemptions (All ETFs)

TickerNameNet Flows ($,mm)AUM ($, mm)AUM % Change
SPYSPDR S&P 500-1,900.20172,170.71-1.09%
VWOVanguard FTSE Emerging Markets-553.7443,589.51-1.25%
QQQPowerShares QQQ-313.0045,674.10-0.68%
LQDiShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond-299.2415,839.14-1.85%
EEMiShares MSCI Emerging Markets-251.6937,607.17-0.66%
MDYSPDR S&P MidCap 400-202.0515,197.24-1.31%
XLYConsumer Discretionary Select SPDR-193.817,243.10-2.61%
XLEEnergy Select SPDR-183.078,272.12-2.17%
XLUUtilities Select SPDR-176.374,750.65-3.58%
XLVHealth Care Select SPDR-167.768,751.51-1.88%

ETF Weekly Flows By Asset Class

 Net Flows ($, mm)AUM ($, mm)% of AUM
U.S. Equity -600.62933,991.02-0.06%
International Equity 1,823.07404,645.140.45%
U.S. Fixed Income 71.05231,031.510.03%
International Fixed Income 163.6021,043.540.78%
Commodities -374.5163,951.54-0.59%
Currency 34.992,530.551.38%
Leveraged -171.3521,236.63-0.81%
Inverse 293.4818,764.641.56%
Asset Allocation 5.813,906.900.15%
Alternatives 48.493,564.911.36%

Top 10 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 mm AUM

TickerNameAverage Volume
(30 Day)
1 Week Average
% of Average
IMLPiPath S&P MLP ETN10,901249,730458.20%
GMMSPDR S&P Emerging Markets34,904693,682397.48%
PRNPowerShares Dynamic Industrials72,0721,314,192364.69%
IATiShares U.S. Regional Banks120,9082,202,597364.34%
ADRDBLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR8,362135,696324.54%
DBEPowerShares DB Energy96,2681,386,492288.05%
PBEPowerShares Dynamic Biotech & Genome85,4891,207,805282.56%
RWKRevenueShares Mid Cap22,203309,635278.92%
PBDPowerShares Global Clean Energy28,671390,237272.22%
KCESPDR S&P Capital Markets111,3971,481,168265.93%

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
GRNiPath Global Carbon ETN14.37%7,3271.91
GLDXGlobal X Gold Explorers12.24%241,68332.00
GAZiPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas Total Return ETN11.44%422,08036.58
JJNiPath Dow Jones-UBS Nickel Total Return ETN10.87%38,9434.96
GDXJMarket Vectors Junior Gold Miners10.44%10,638,4911,298.26
NINIiPath Pure Beta Nickel ETN10.05%58,6823.42
SILJPureFunds ISE Junior Silver (Small Cap Miners/Explorers)9.37%23,3511.61
UNGUnited States Natural Gas9.33%37,459,135828.32
SILGlobal X Silver Miners7.70%1,103,619205.70
SLVPiShares MSCI Global Silver Miners7.34%30,0047.88

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

TickerNameWeekly PerformanceWeekly VolumeAUM ($, mm)
PMRPowerShares Dynamic Retail-3.21%84,19336.28
GEMSPureFunds ISE Diamond/Gemstone-2.90%9,0911.06
XRTSPDR S&P Retail-2.87%22,944,110938.14
RTHMarket Vectors Retail-2.32%752,55239.72
RINFProShares 30 Year TIPS/TSY Spread-2.31%1,2923.67
COLXMarket Vectors Colombia-2.21%6,8873.29
GXGGlobal X FTSE Colombia 20-2.10%299,962105.56
STPPiPath U.S. Treasury Steepener ETN-1.93%25,94220.46
FXDFirst Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX-1.83%993,2241,068.15
VIXYProShares VIX Short-Term-1.83%3,698,383260.98

Top 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
TANGuggenheim Solar20.036.31392.50
XBISPDR S&P Biotech19.256.811,252.18
KWTMarket Vectors Solar Energy15.374.8425.14
SILJPureFunds ISE Junior Silver (Small Cap Miners/Explorers)14.629.371.61
PBEPowerShares Dynamic Biotech & Genome13.026.79336.25
GLDXGlobal X Gold Explorers12.9512.2432.00
GDXJMarket Vectors Junior Gold Miners11.3210.441,298.26
FBTFirst Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology10.275.821,135.68
IBBiShares Nasdaq Biotechnology8.655.114,829.64
PBWPowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy8.463.74220.40

Bottom 10 YTD Performers

TickerNameYTD PerformanceWeekly PerformanceAUM ($, mm)
MSXXPureFunds ISE Mining Service-9.22-4.890.75
UGAUnited States Gasoline-6.88-1.8152.98
SGGiPath Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Total Return ETN-6.18-0.2229.03
INXXEGShares India Infrastructure-5.940.0715.52
CHXXEGShares China Infrastructure-5.61-0.789.55
PMRPowerShares Dynamic Retail-5.59-3.2136.28
KOLMarket Vectors Coal-5.530.93144.60
XRTSPDR S&P Retail-5.31-2.87938.14
PEKMarket Vectors ChinaAMC A-Share-5.28-0.5729.26
SGARiPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN-5.23-0.142.30

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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