Thursday, November 19th, 2015

ETF Deathwatch for November 2015: Investors Shun Smart Beta

By Ron Rowland
12:20 pm CST

Thirteen of the 21 (62%) additions this month are smart-beta funds. There are currently 65 ETFs from our style & strategy classification on ETF Deathwatch. All 65 of these funds carry the smart beta label. Within the international classification, 52 of the 72 funds on Deathwatch are smart-beta funds.


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Twenty-six new ETFs and ETNs came to market in October, and eight closed.  The quantity of products surpassed 1,800 for the first time, and the month-end count stood at 1,805 (1,604 ETFs and 201 ETNs).  Assets surged 7.4% on excellent market gains, although inflows played a role, too.  However, the big surprise of October was [...]

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Twenty-one products joined ETF Deathwatch for October.  Nine former members were put to rest during September and two escaped due to improved health.  The count now stands at 335 (240 ETFs and 95 ETNs), which represents more than 20% of the ETFs and ETNs that have been on the market for more than six months.  [...]

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