NSX Releases December 2009 ETF/ETN Data Report; ETF Assets Reach New Record

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January 7, 2010 12:53pm ETF BASIC NEWS

nsx1National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX®) announced that assets in U.S. listed Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF) and Exchange-Traded Notes (ETN) totaled a new monthly record of approximately $791 billion at December 2009 month-end

, an increase of approximately 47% over December 2008 month-end when assets totaled $539 billion. At the end of December 2009, the number of listed products totaled 924, compared to 845 listed products at the end of 2008.

December 2009 net cash inflows from all ETFs/ETNs totaled approximately $29.6 billion, the highest single monthly total during 2009. For the year, net cash flows in 2009 were over $119 billion, marking the third consecutive year of flows in excess of $100 billion.

Noteworthy ETF Milestones Reached During 2009:

  • 125 ETFs have surpassed $1 billion in Assets Under Management (AUM) and over 400 ETFs have surpassed $100 million in AUM.
  • ETF Trading Volume averaged 1.9 billion shares per day, an annual increase of approximately 20%.
  • Fixed income led all product categories with over $44 billion in net cash flow.

This data is included in the full NSX December 2009 Month-End ETF/ETN Data Report released by the Exchange, which has become a key industry source for ETF/ETN data. These Data Reports are published following the end of each calendar month.

To view the full reports go to: http://www.nsx.com/content/market-data. NSX also publishes a product-by-product breakdown of the 924 products on which the data is based. The complete list can be accessed at: http://www.nsx.com/content/etf-product-list.

The NSX monthly statistics include shares of open-end exchange-traded products, encompassing U.S. listed shares of investment companies, grantor trusts, ETNs and commodity pools.

NSX is the cost-effective provider of exchange services, committed to aligning its interests with those of its customers. A driving force for change in the world of securities exchanges, NSX continues to provide pricing leadership and promote transparency in the industry. Acknowledged for its proven high-performance, low-latency technology, NSX is also becoming a recognized resource for Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) data. For more information on NSX, visit www.nsx.com.

SOURCE National Stock Exchange, Inc.



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