The PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio ETF (PTH) outperformed all other non-leveraged ETF for the week ending April 13, 2018, finishing up about 12.7%, beneficiary of several acquisition announcements. The next best performer this week was the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF (XES), with a 11.1% gain.
And underperforming this week was the iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (PTH), down -3.1% this week. The iShares Residential Real Estate ETF (REZ) also fell about -1.9% this week.
Source: ETF Channel
- Prudential enters ETF market with ultra-short-term bond fund
- iShares rolls out gun-free small-cap ETF
- Pacer launches fund covering military-friendly employers
- VanEck debuts actively managed real assets ETF-of-ETFs
- Barclays completes the closure of 50 of its iPath ETNs
- After 3 weeks of bleeding red ink, US listed ETFs finally registered inflows this week, up $13.2B, coinciding with equity market rebound. US Equity funds added $6.9B of weekly inflows. US Fixed Income added inflows of $4.0B. International Equity ETFs picked up $1.0B, while Commodity ETFs added another $750M.
- The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) added almost $4.3B
- The largest other individual inflows this week went into the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (LQD), with $818M.
- The iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA) led all ETFs in outflows this week, with-$633M.
Detailed Fund Flows: ETF.com
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