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Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Active ETF Reports, ETF Strategist

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 2/20/2015

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 2/20/2015

Actively managed ETFs had a strong week of inflows, adding $396 million or 2.1% to eclipse the $19 billion milestone. There was one new fund launched last week from AdvisorShares which brings the total of actively managed ETFs to 120.

There were two big movers at the fund provider level with $308 million going to iShares and $197 million coming out of WisdomTree. PIMCO also had a strong week with inflows of $150 million followed by $51 million into First Trust.

Similar to the provider breakout, the category breakout also had two big movers with $299 million into Alternative and $197 million leaving Foreign Bond. There were other notable inflows; $90 million to Global Bond, $84 million to Short Term Bond and $60 million into Alternative Income.

The flow into the Alternative category amounted to 140 basis point gain in market share.

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