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By Hannah Tool

Overall inflows across commodity-related, exchange-traded products (ETPs) totaled $90 million in the week ending Thursday, June 7, while outflows from SPDR Gold ETF (NYSEARCA:GLD) continued, reaching almost $250 million in losses and showing that the yellow metal's liquidation streak hasn't yet come to a close.

Broad market (multicommodity) sector funds dropped $25 million in AUM; precious metals' losses were $23 million and agriculture shed $12 million. Energy piled on $142 million, and industrial metals saw positive flows of $7.5 million. ETPs include exchange-traded funds (ETFs), exchange-traded vehicles (ETVs), and exchange-traded notes (ETNs).

ETP Inflows/Outflows

A mixed bag of funds topped inflows, with the Market Vectors Gold Miners Fund (NYSEARCA:GDX) the somewhat-surprising top gainer, with its $205 million in assets added; ETFS Physical Platinum (NYSEARCA:PPLT) grabbed $72 million; United States Natural Gas (NYSEARCA:UNG) snagged $60 million; ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil (NYSEARCA:UCO) added $42 million; and the Energy Select SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLE) gathered $41 million.

GLD shed $244 million, followed by ETFS Physical Swiss Gold (NYSEARCA:SGOL) dropping $62 million; iPath Pure Beta Seasonal Natural Gas ETN (NYSEARCA:DCNG) lost $45 million; iShares S&P Global Energy (NYSEARCA:IXC) sliced off $36 million; and the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Total Return ETN (NYSEARCA:DJP) saw outflows of $33 million.

ETP Performance

The best-performers' list was topped by the iPath Global Carbon ETN (NYSEARCA:GRN), as the thinly traded ETN, which is subject to frequent performance spikes, jumped 9.49%; followed by iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cocoa Total Return ETN (NYSEARCA:NIB), adding 7.04%; iPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN (NYSEARCA:CHOC) rising 6.70%; Global X Gold Explorers (NYSEARCA:GLDX) increasing 5.54%; and the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cotton Total Return ETN (NYSEARCA:BAL) enjoying a performance hike of 5.23%.

Energy funds lagged behind their peers, as the Morgan Stanley S&P 500 Oil Hedged ETN (NYSEARCA:BARL) stumbled 5.37%; iPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas Total Return ETN (NYSEARCA:GAZ) sank 5.34%; iShares S&P Global Clean Energy (NASDAQ:ICLN) fell 4.98%; iPath Pure Beta Seasonal Natural Gas ETN (DCNG) retreated 4.83%; and the PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Fund (NYSEARCA:PBW) lost 4.48%.

Fund Flows Data: (May 31-June 6, 2013)

Commodity ETF Weekly Flows By Sector

Net Flows
($,mm)
AUM
($, mm)
% of AUM AUM % Change
Agriculture -12.36 9,848.73 -0.13%
Broad Market -24.62 13,223.75 -0.19%
Energy 142.24 37,620.79 0.38%
Industrial Metals 7.47 1,455.13 0.51%
Precious Metals -22.91 75,334.62 -0.03%
Total: 89.82 137,483.02 0.07%

Top 5 Commodity ETF Creations

Ticker Name Net Flows
($,mm)
AUM
($, mm)
AUM % Change
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners 204.74 6,056.91 3.50%
PPLT ETFS Physical Platinum 72.02 942.48 8.27%
UNG United States Natural Gas 59.68 889.30 7.19%
UCO ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil 41.74 285.00 17.16%
XLE Energy Select SPDR 41.29 7,630.51 0.54%

Top 5 Commodity ETF Redemptions

Ticker Name Net Flows
($,mm)
AUM
($, mm)
AUM % Change
GLD SPDR Gold -243.56 45,336.45 -0.53%
SGOL ETFS Physical Swiss Gold -62.18 1,421.07 -4.19%
DCNG iPath Pure Beta Seasonal Natural Gas ETN -44.64 11.19 -79.96%
IXC iShares S&P Global Energy -36.50 971.27 -3.62%
DJP iPath Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Total Return ETN -33.41 1,691.48 -1.94%

Top 5 Weekly Performers, Excluding <1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name Weekly
Performance
Weekly Volume AUM
($, mm)
GRN iPath Global Carbon ETN 9.49% 140,747 0.71
NIB iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cocoa Total Return ETN 7.04% 577,107 26.75
CHOC iPath Pure Beta Cocoa ETN 6.70% 18,229 5.14
GLDX Global X Gold Explorers 5.54% 176,926 31.10
BAL iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cotton Total Return ETN 5.23% 130,684 36.60

Bottom 5 Weekly Performers, Excluding <1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name Weekly
Performance
Weekly Volume AUM
($, mm)
BARL Morgan Stanley S&P 500 Oil Hedged ETN -5.37% 2,500 11.98
GAZ iPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas Total Return ETN -5.34% 347,194 38.28
ICLN iShares S&P Global Clean Energy -4.98% 112,399 34.92
DCNG iPath Pure Beta Seasonal Natural Gas ETN -4.83% 1,174,481 11.19
PBW PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy -4.48% 2,950,206 169.05

Top 5 Volume Surprises, Funds >$50 Million AUM

Ticker Name Average Volume
(30 Day)
Weekly Volume % of Average
PPLT ETFS Physical Platinum 71,067 710,769 200.03%
WOOD iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry 43,903 418,640 190.71%
IXC iShares S&P Global Energy 159,395 1,486,185 186.48%
PIO PowerShares Global Water 32,152 290,181 180.50%
HAP Market Vectors RVE Hard Assets Producers 16,584 146,021 176.10%

Disclaimer: Data provided by IndexUniverse. All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern the date of publication. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.

Source: Positive Commodity ETF Flows Despite Continued GLD Liquidations, Energy Funds Underperform