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AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 1/10/14

|Includes:AdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETF (HYLD), MINT, NEAR, SYE, SYG, SYV

The active ETF market experienced a sizable increase, with total net assets exceeding $14.8 billion. The total number of active ETFs rose to 74 with State Street launching three equity products: SPDR MFS Systematic Core Equity ETF, SPDR MFS Systematic Growth Equity ETF and SPDR MFS Systematic Value Equity ETF last week. The Short Term Bond category, highlighted by PIMCO's Enhanced Short Duration ETF and iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF, had the highest weekly increase in net assets by about $54 million. Net assets in the High Yield category gained over $31 million led by AdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETF.

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Stocks: HYLD, MINT, NEAR, SYE, SYG, SYV