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AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 4/18/14

Despite a shortened week, total net assets in the actively managed ETF space jumped to $15.6 billion - a $118.3 million increase from the previous week. ALPS led active ETF sponsors last week with the highest AUM growth, which also contributed to the Global Bond category realizing the most net new assets. Both the Alternative and Alternative Income categories had inflows of $20 million and $26 million respectively, while the Foreign Bond category experienced outflows totaling $14.8 million. With no fund closures or launches, the active ETF space remains at 85 funds trading.

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