AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 12/29/2017
Assets in actively managed ETFs finished 2017 with a strong week by adding $371 million, or 0.82%, to reach $45.85 billion. One new fund launched, which lifts the total to 205.
First Trust was far and away the leader with a net gain of $201 million. Declines remained modest, as ARK Investment contracted by $12 million.
The category level was more evenly distributed as Alternative Income added $121 million, Global Bond brought in $80 million and Short Term Bond gained $78 million. Global Equity dipped by $8 million.
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