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Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Active ETF Reports, ETF Strategist, Featured

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 5/26/2017

AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 5/26/2017

Last week stood out as a big one for actively managed ETFs as the space grew by $751 million, or 2.1%, to $35.67 billion. Six new funds launched last week, which took the net total to 169.

First Trust represented the largest gainer, adding $196 million followed by $132 million to Principal Funds and $104 million to Cambria. Declines remained very modest, led by $8 million departing PowerShares.

At the strategy level, Short Term Bond gained $276 million, Global Equity added $168 million and Alternative grew by $123 million. Currency represented the only category in the red, dropping $3.8 million.

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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor

Number of Active ETFs by Strategy

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