November 28, 2012: ICI Reports ETF Assets

November 28, 2012 7:19pm ETF BASIC NEWS

The combined assets of the nation’s exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were $1.269 trillion in October, according to ICI. The Institute’s monthly statistical collection also includes the value of shares issued and redeemed by exchange-traded funds.


Statistics contained in the Institute’s monthly ETF report have been obtained from information provided to ICI by exchange-traded funds and commodity funds. Commodity funds are listed in the Domestic (Sector/Industry) category.

Assets of Exchange-Traded Funds by Type
Millions of dollars

Oct 2012

Sept 2012

Oct 2011

Total Domestic Equity

733,951

757,931

615,351

Domestic (Broad-Based)

476,512

495,086

389,857

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

257,439

262,845

225,494

Global/International Equity

295,690

289,178

264,963

Hybrid

593

563

386

Bond

238,660

233,444

174,234

All

1,268,895

1,281,116

1,054,934

 

Value of Shares Issued and Redeemed by All Exchange-Traded Funds
Millions of dollars

Oct 2012

Sept 2012

      YTD 2012

YTD 2011

Gross Issuance

81,983

115,621

927,969

1,099,385

Gross Redemptions

80,096

77,924

796,041

1,005,536

Net Issuance

1,887

37,697

131,929

93,850

Number of Exchange-Traded Funds by Type

 

Oct 2012

Sept 2012

Oct 2011

Total Domestic Equity

575

594

578

  Domestic (Broad-Based)

274

293

285

  Domestic (Sector/Industry)

301

301

293

Global/International Equity

401

404

365

Hybrid

11

11

7

Bond

205

202

164

All         

1,192

1,211

1,114

Highlights: Assets of all exchange-traded funds fell in October by $12.22 billion, or 1.0 percent, to $1.269 trillion. Over the past 12 months, ETF assets increased $213.96 billion, or 20.3 percent. Assets in domestic equity ETFs increased $118.60 billion since October 2011, and global equity ETFs assets rose $30.73 billion during this period. At the end of October 2012, assets of bond funds were $238.66 billion and hybrid funds were $593 million.

During October, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $1.89 billion.  In October 2011, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $20.11 billion.


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