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Category ETFs: Where Is the Yield?
Analyzing last week’s most significant ETF inflows in the context of our entire ETF universe, we note that investors continued to move capital into emerging markets.
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Index ETFs: Did You See this High in SPY?
How quickly things can change! Investor sentiment started to feel a little shaky last week.
Country ETFs: Once Again, It’s EEM!
Those who recognized the upside potential in emerging market equities in early 2016 are likely already in the “hangover stage” of celebrating sizable YTD (year-to-date) returns.
Country ETFs: Double Down on Emerging Markets?
The upside reversal in emerging market equity ETFs has become one of the most remarkable investment themes in 2016. Investors don’t want to miss out.
Country ETFs: Hungry Emerging Market Bulls
Investor appetite for emerging market exposure has been growing steadily, and last week’s fund flows showed that emerging market bulls are still hungry.
Category Flows: Looking for Yield? Be Picky!
The rise of the actively selective investor becomes more nuanced within the context of our entire ETF universe.
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Index ETF Flows: A Turnaround on Tech Street?
The rise of actively selective investors may be the next turnaround story of 2016!
ETF Flows in 30 Seconds: 5 Things That Matter
Last week‘s ETF fund flows showed the beginning of a remarkable shift in investor behavior and asset allocation.
Country Flows: Is Europe Riskier than Emerging Markets?
The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) clearly attracted the largest capital inflows last week.
Category Flows: ETF Construction Matters!
The iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF (ITOT) saw by far the largest inflows within our ETF universe last week.
Sector Flows: Should Equity Bulls Be Worried?
GICS sector ETF flows largely confirmed investor risk aversion and the increasing selectivity that we discussed in Part 1 of this series.
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Index ETF Flows: High Beta, Low Benefits
Risk-hungry investors turned into selective optimists last week. This statement may come as a surprise, considering the persistent rise in US equities.
GICS Sectors: High-Beta ETFs Favored
GICS Sector ETF flows revealed fading investor risk aversion during last week’s rally in US equities.
Country ETFs: Rates and Currency Movements Drive Flows
The iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG) saw the largest inflows among country ETFs last week.
GICS Sectors: Investors Err on the Side of Caution
GICS sector ETF flows last week offered a first hint that investors remained somewhat cautious even as US equities rallied.
Index ETFs: Inflows across the Board Support US Equity Rally
Major US equity index ETFs see inflows 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 capital investors pulled out the week after “Brexit Friday,” strongly reminding us of the ever-present “buy-the-dip” mentality. As […]
Category ETFs: Off to New Safe Havens
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.
GICS Sector: Rate-Sensitive ETFs Remain in Focus
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.
Good-Bye to SPY? Not So Fast!
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.
Country ETFs: Investors Caught Off-Guard
US Treasury yields tumbled to new lows post-Brexit as market participants bought into the relative safety of US Treasury bonds.
GICS Sectors after the Brexit: Yield ETFs in Focus
The post-Brexit cross-asset volatility we saw on Friday is very likely to persist.
Index ETFs: ‘Cheerio, Old Chap,’ and ‘Hi There, US!’
On Thursday, US equities had been flying higher all week as Brexit polls suggested the Remain camp had a slight edge. But…
Country ETFs: Mix between Emerging Markets and China
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.
GICS Sector ETFs: Investors Run for the Exits!
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.
GICS Sector ETF Flows: Healthcare and Financial ETF Flows
The Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF) was hit the hardest during the last trading week. It lost almost 1.5%.
International Flows: Japan’s Monetary Policy and Emerging Market Fears Abate
On the international front, Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, did not provide the fiscal stimulus details that investors had hoped for.
GICS Sector ETF Flows: Resilience in Financials, but What Happened in Energy?
US GICS (global industry classification standard) sector ETF flows reflected event-specific positioning during the trading week ending June 3, 2016.
Category ETF Flows: Gold and Bonds in a Classic ‘Risk-Off’ Flow Scenario
Among the top ten ETF inflows and outflows on June 3, we can see a “risk-off” fund flow picture that goes hand in hand with the NFP miss that day.
Do US GICS Sector Flows Suggest Caution Right Now?
Defensive sectors seem to be preferred amid the rally in equities.
Why Country ETFs Are Facing Currency Impacts and Taper Fears
Do flows trickle into Japan as emerging market currency fears loom once again?