ICI Reports ETF Assets and Net Issuance For August 2014

etfsThe combined assets of the nation’s exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were $1.881 trillion in August, 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

August 2014

July 2014

August 2013

Total Domestic Equity

1,141,949

1,099,713

889,124

Domestic (Broad-Based)

830,919

800,085

634,055

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

311,030

299,628

255,069

Global/International Equity

454,541

443,314

333,481

Hybrid

2,662

2,223

1,322

Bond

281,512

271,838

241,215

All

1,880,663

1,817,089

1,465,142

 

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

August 2014

July 2014

      YTD 2014

          YTD 2013

Gross Issuance

107,772

112,466

919,362

862,808

Gross Redemptions

92,584

95,111

814,566

774,584

Net Issuance

15,188

17,355

104,796

88,223

Note: Components may not add to the total due to rounding.

Number of Exchange-Traded Funds by Type

 

August 2014

July 2014

August 2013

Total Domestic Equity

630

629

592

Domestic (Broad-Based)

312

311

289

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

318

318

303

Global/International Equity

485

476

431

Hybrid

19

16

15

Bond

257

254

223

All         

1,391

1,375

1,261

Highlights: Assets of all exchange-traded funds rose in August by $63.57 billion, or 3.5 percent, to $1.881 trillion. Over the past 12 months, ETF assets increased $415.52 billion, or 28.4 percent. Assets in domestic equity ETFs increased $252.83 billion since August 2013, and global equity ETF assets rose $121.06 billion during this period. At the end of August 2014, assets of bond funds were $281.51 billion and hybrid funds were $2.66 billion.

During August, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $15.19 billion. In August 2013, the value of all ETF shares redeemed exceeded that of shares issued by $19.21 billion.

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