AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 3/20/2015
Assets in actively managed ETFs increased last week by $473 million or 2.4% to $19.557 billion. There were no new funds launched last week, leaving the count at 123 actively managed fund.
PIMCO benefitted from most of that net inflow at $316 million followed by $62 million into State Street and $48 million into First Trust. Outflows last week were small led by $16 million from AdvisorShares and $5 million from PowerShares.
At the category level Short Term Bond had the largest inflow with $337 million as most of that went into the PIMCO Enhanced Short Duration ETF. Global Bond had $61 million of inflows and the Bank Loan category had $44 million. High Yield had $17 million of outflows followed by $9 million from Foreign Bond.
Last week’s activity led to a 92 basis point in increase in market share for Short Term Bond.
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