Risk appetite Within the context of country ETF inflows, last week’s theme of global risk appetite mostly reflected in high demand for emerging market ETFs. As you can see in…
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) saw the largest inflows within our ETF universe for the second week in a row.
GICS Sector ETF flows revealed fading investor risk aversion during last week’s rally in US equities.
Cautious optimism turned into strong risk appetite last week. In the United States, equities continued to rally. Here’s what you need to know.
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The United States Census Bureau published the US retail sales report for June on July 15. Retail sales rose 0.6% in June on a month-over-month basis.
The US producer price index (or PPI) for June 2016, released on July 14, 2016, indicated a strong rise of 0.5% against the Market’s forecast of a 0.3% rise.
The Bank of Canada decided to keep the interest rates unchanged at 0.5% after the monetary policy meeting on July 13.
US markets extended their rally for the third straight day as the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose to new heights.
The iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG) saw the largest inflows among country ETFs last week.
As we mentioned in Part 1 of this series, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) saw the largest inflows within our ETF universe.
Investors poured big money into US equities last week. In total, ~$5.4 billion flowed into the four major US equity index ETFs (SPY)(IWM)(QQQ)(DIA). These inflows brought back 80% of the…
GICS sector ETF flows last week offered a first hint that investors remained somewhat cautious even as US equities rallied.
The US unemployment for June rose by 0.2% to 4.9%. The number of unemployed people rose by ~347,000 to 7.8 million.
ADP’s June non-farm payroll numbers indicated an increase of 172,000 jobs in the private sector. ADP’s non-farm payrolls have been mostly accurate.
The non-manufacturing PMI is published by the ISM. It rose to the highest level since November 2015. The non-manufacturing PMI for May rose to 56.5.
US equity markets have recovered from the declines on Monday, June 27, 2016. But money is flowing into safe havens as investors are remaining cautious.
Rate-sensitive XLF saw the largest outflows among GICS sector ETFs on a weekly basis. But it was also the biggest fund flow loser in the first half of 2016.
All four major US equity index ETFs—SPY, DIA, QQQ, IWM—posted significant gains last week. It was an outcome that seemed almost impossible after Monday’s Market turmoil.
New factory orders in the US fell by 1.0% in May—compared to the forecast of a fall of 0.8%. The factory orders for April were revised down to a rise of 1.8%.