Risk-hungry investors turned into selective optimists last week. This statement may come as a surprise, considering the persistent rise in US equities.
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.
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.
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.
US Treasury yields tumbled to new lows post-Brexit as market participants bought into the relative safety of US Treasury bonds.
As we discussed in parts 1 and 2 of this series, the magnitude of Friday’s cross-asset moves was remarkable.
The post-Brexit cross-asset volatility we saw on Friday is very likely to persist.
On Thursday, US equities had been flying higher all week as Brexit polls suggested the Remain camp had a slight edge. But…
Looking at last week’s country ETF flows, the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF topped the inflow list with ~$300 million of cash trickling into the fund.
Equity market volatility and cross-asset volatility as a whole are picking up. Gold, the traditional safe-haven investment, is becoming fashionable again.
During last week’s volatile trading session, investors pulled money out of all but two US GICS Sector ETFs. All of the sectors closed in negative territory.
Despite another rough week for US equities, investors didn’t throw in the towel. Instead, they started buying into broad market US equity index ETFs.