ETF Weekly – Apr 15, 2018


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





Fund Flows

  • 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.

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