AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 9/14/2018
Actively managed ETFs gained $678 million last week to reach $64.3 billion in total net assets.
First Trust and ARK Investment led weekly AUM growth among sponsors with $157 million and $110 million gains respectively. There were two fund closures and no fund launches, which lowered the total number of actively managed ETFs to 236.
PIMCO and iShares led weekly AUM growth among sponsors with $368 million and $43 million gains respectively. There were no fund closures or fund launches, which held the total number of actively managed ETFs at 238.
At the strategy level, Short Term Bond continued to lead with $180 million, followed by Global Equity’s $123 million gain. Alternative Income represented the largest category-level loss with a $11 million decline.
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