AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 1/5/2018
Much like the broad market, actively managed ETFs had a strong first week of 2018, collecting $484 million in new assets with total AUM now standing at $46.33 billion. The fund count remains at 205.
Like much of 2017, First Trust was again the weekly leader in new AUM with $114 million followed by $100 million for ARK Investment, which accounted for more than a 10% boost in the firm’s active ETF assets. iShares represented the only decliner of note, falling $26 million.
At the strategy level, Global Equity continued its recent strong trend bringing in $132 million and Alternative Income added $86 million, while Short Term Bond dropped $11 million.
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