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Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Active ETF Reports, AdvisorShares

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 8/9/2013

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 8/9/2013

Overall the total AUM in all active ETFs declined by $1.2 million last week, an insignificant amount for the $14.4 billion space.  “Short Term Bond” increased by almost $29.3 million, while “Global Bond” fell by around $15.8 million.  “Foreign Bond” had another bad week, ending almost $34 million lower than where it began, as did the “Currency” category which declined by more than $8.7 million.  Active ETFs in the “High Yield”, “Alternative” and “Alternative Income” categories continued to raise money, increasing by $13.13 million, $8.6 million and $7.7 million respectively.  Unlike in previous weeks, no “US Equity” active ETF had enough buyers to lead to a creation unit and assets fell by over $2 million due to negative weekly returns in the equity markets.

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