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Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Active ETF Reports, ETF Strategist

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 11/25/2016

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 11/25/2016

Despite the short week, assets in actively managed ETFs increased by $249 million to $28.486 billion. There was one new fund from FlexShares which takes the overall total to 159.

Most of the action came from a net gain of $177 million at First Trust. Virtus added $32 million while iShares netted $11 million. ProShares was the only decliner of note, dropping $26 million.

At the strategy level, Alternative Income added $81 million, Short Term Bond grew by $62 million and Bank Loan chipped in with $41 million. The Alternative Bond category contracted by $21 million.

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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor


Number of Active ETFs by Strategy


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