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ETF Deathwatch logged its largest one-month drop in membership ever with a net reduction of 32 products. The count for September stands at 460 (361 ETFs and 99 ETNs), the lowest level of the past four months. The decline does not change the overall upward trend. The...read more
Closure activity is the big story for the month, as major sponsors pulled the plug on more than $1.1 billion of fund assets, including many individual ETFs with asset levels that many other sponsors can only dream about. The 41 closures occurring in August make it the worst month ever for ETF mortalityread more
The 18 additions and 16 subtractions to ETF Deathwatch this month was nearly a wash, with 492 (383 ETFs and 109 ETNs) now on the list. The previous record of 30 closures in a single month took place in October 2012, when Russell’s strategic retreat from the index ETF...read more
The Global Industry Classification Standard (“GICS”) system is implementing a significant change over the coming weeks. GICS was jointly developed by Standard & Poor’s and MSCI and is the primary system used by institutional investors to categorize stocks into...read more
Sixteen launches and two closures in July increased the overall product count to 1,945 (1,739 ETFs and 206 ETNs). Assets climbed by 5.3% to $2.37 trillion, driven primarily by market gains. August is shaping up to be the worst month ever for ETF mortality, with 41 ETFs and ETNs slated for closure during the month. VelocityShares rolled out three new ETNs in July (issued by UBS) that have an investor fee of 1.30% and a futures spread fee that “is uncapped, is based on market inputs that are beyond UBS’s control, and may vary significantly from day to day.”read more
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