The active ETF market had an increase from the previous week by approximately $70 million for a 43 basis point gain as total net assets ended at $16.5 billion. Number of ETFs increased to 91 with Calamos stepping in as a new sponsor and launching their first actively managed ETF. The sponsors with the most notable increases included PIMCO, PowerShares and First Trust with increases of $29 million, $15 million and $15 million, respectively. Guggenheim had the largest decrease dipping approximately $5 million. Categories with the largest increases included Short Term Bond and Global Bond with inflows of $20 million and $16 million. The US Equity category also jumped up with the addition of Calamos' new ETF. Foreign Bond had the most outflows with a $4 million drop.
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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor
Number of Active ETFs by StrategyThere are risks involved with investing in ETFs including possible loss of money. Shares are actively managed and are subject to risk similar to stocks, including those related to short selling and margin maintenance. Ordinary brokerage commissions apply.Shares are not individually redeemable and owners of the shares may acquire those shares from the Funds and tender those shares for redemption to the Funds in Creation Unit aggregations only, typically consisting of 50,000 shares.
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