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Posted by on Dec 6, 2016 in Active ETF Reports, ETF Strategist

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 12/2/2016

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 12/2/2016

Actively managed ETFs had a net gain of $130 million last week, or 0.45%, which brings the asset level up to $28.617 billion. No new funds listed last week so the overall count remains at 159.

The largest gains came from First Trust, which brought in $66 million, and iShares, which added $48 million. Declines were very modest, WBI Shares contracted by $11 million.

At the category level, Short Term Bond had a $68 million increase followed by $37 million for Bank Loan, $22 million for Alternative Income and $21 million to Alternative. Again, declines were modest – Global Bond led the way at $23 million followed by $10 million from Tactical.

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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor

Number of Active ETFs by Strategy


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