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Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Active ETF Reports, ETF Strategist

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 12/30/2016

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 12/30/2016

Assets in actively managed ETFs closed out 2016 on a positive note, adding $216 million, to finish the year at $29.854 billion. There were no new funds last week nor any closures, which leaves the overall count at 160.

First Trust added $78 million, iShares had a net gain of $58 million and PIMCO grew by $49 million. WBI Shares was the only decliner of note at $34 million.

Short Term Bond had a net increase of $164 million followed by $32 million for Alternative Income and $29 million for Bank Loan. Global Bond lost $33 million while Tactical contracted by $30 million.

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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor

Number of Active ETFs by Strategy


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