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Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Active ETF Reports, ETF Strategist

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 5/15/2015

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 5/15/2015

Assets in actively managed ETFs increased by $349 million – or 17 basis points – to $20.518 billion. Of that $349 million, $310 million of it is attributable to positive fund flows. The fund count held steady at 125.

WisdomTree, whom we’ve not mentioned in the report for quite some time had $145 million of positive fund flows followed by $67 million into State Street and $66 million to First Trust. Outflows were modest with $10 million each from iShares and PIMCO.

At the strategy level, Currency led the way with $136 million connecting with the inflow to WisdomTree and that firm’s bullish dollar fund. Alternative had $62 million in positive flows followed by $60 million for Global Bond.

The largest impact on market share was a 60 basis point gain for WisdomTree, which was mirrored in a 60 basis point gain for the Currency category.

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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor

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Number of Active ETFs by Strategy

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The AlphaBaskets blog provides frequent market insight and commentary by AdvisorShares Investments, LLC, created by AdvisorShares and other leading active managers.  AdvisorShares Investments is an SEC-registered investment adviser and the investment adviser to the AdvisorShares actively managed ETFs. The views expressed on AlphaBaskets should not be taken as investment advice or a recommendation for any of the actively managed ETFs advised by AdvisorShares.

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