AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 10/18/13
Assets in all active ETFs declined slightly for the week, dipping back under $15 billion in assets under management. There was notable growth in the high yield bond category and the U.S. equity categories. There were no new active ETF product launches this week. The notable growth in asset this month was over one-half billion in the WisdomTree Brazilian Real ETF, and almost $100 million in the new iShares Short Maturity ETF. Notable declines were found with PIMCO’s Total Return Bond ETF and Enhanced Short Duration ETF. The only new active ETF product announcement for the week was a State Street Low Vol Emerging Markets ETF. However, with the current time frame to launch active ETFs being 9-12 months, it could be some time before it comes to market.
To subscribe to our full monthly report, please register at www.advisorshares.com (note the full report is only available to financial professionals).There are risks involved with investing in ETFs including possible loss of money. Shares are actively managed and are subject to risk similar to stocks, including those related to short selling and margin maintenance. Ordinary brokerage commissions apply. Shares are not individually redeemable and owners of the shares may acquire those shares from the Funds and tender those shares for redemption to the Funds in Creation Unit aggregations only, typically consisting of 50,000 shares.