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Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in Active ETF Reports, ETF Strategist

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 2/9/2018

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 2/9/2018

Assets in actively managed ETF declined by $404 million last week due to loss of net asset value, in line with the broad equity market selloff, to $47.89 billion. Fund flows (net creations) for the week were actually positive by $240 million.

Net gains for fund providers were muted, led by $27 million for PIMCO and $20 million for iShares. First Trust was the largest decliner, losing $117 million while ARK Investment contracted by $69 million.

At the category level Short Term Bond brought in $89 million, Bank Loan grew by $46 million and US Bond added $44 million. Alternative Income and Global Equity lost $113 million and $110 million respectively.

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