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AdvisorShares Active ETF Market Share Update – Week Ending 10/20/2017

Assets in actively managed ETFs grew by $302 million, or 0.72%, to $42.18 billion. Several new funds listed and two funds closed for a net increase of four funds, taking the total to 195.

First Trust led the way with $103 million in new AUM, followed by $35 million to iShares and $34 million for State Street. WisdomTree had a decline of $23 million and InfraCap lost $14 million.

At the category level, Short Term Bond brought in $86 million, Alternative Income added $46 million and Global Equity was good for $42 million. Foreign Bond was the only decliner of note, giving up $23 million.

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Number of Active ETFs by Sponsor

Number of Active ETFs by Strategy

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