Friday, May 22nd, 2015

ETF Deathwatch for May 2015: Back Above 300

By Ron Rowland
16:01 pm CDT

The ETF Deathwatch membership rolls jumped higher for May.  Twenty names were added to the list, while only four came off.  The net increase of 16 pushed the total count from 299 to 315, consisting of 221 ETFs and 94 ETNs.  The industry hit a major milestone earlier this month when the number of ETF [...]


500 ETF Closures | Tue, May 19th, 2015

As of today (May 19, 2015), 500 ETFs and ETNs have closed, delisted, and are no longer with us.  500 deaths is a major milestone for the ETF industry.  Although it may not be a welcome and celebrated milestone, it is healthy and necessary for the industry to move forward. To put this number in [...]

ETF Stats for April 2015 – Product Count Tops 1700 | Mon, May 18th, 2015

The number of listed exchange traded funds (“ETFs”) and exchange traded notes (“ETNs”) surpassed the 1,700 for the first time.  Seventeen new ETFs were introduced during April, while only one was closed.  At the end of the month, the product count stood at 1,703, consisting of 1,496 ETFs and 207 ETNs.  The number of actively [...]

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