AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 5/20/2016
For a second week in a row, assets in actively managed ETFs had a very small gain, $72 million last week, which brings the total asset level up to $25.238 billion. There was one new fund launched last week, which brings the count up to 144.
First Trust led the way with a $95 million net increase in AUM followed by $40 million at Guggenheim, while WisdomTree had a net decrease of $26 million. WBI had a similar $23 million contraction followed by $20 million from PIMCO.
At the category level, Short Term Bond led inflows with $78 million followed by $27 million for High Yield. Foreign Bond dropped by $30 million and Tactical fell by $21 million.
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