Weekly Update 7/26

Last week, the Governor of Puerto Rico stepped down, Capital One announced they were hit by one of the biggest hacks ever and markets shifted in expectation of a rate cut from the Fed.

Here’s everything else that happened in the world of ETFs. 

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One Week ETF Trends

US Listed ETFs – Equity – 1 Week Best & Worst Returns

Last week, top equity performers were banking ETFs QABA and KBWR.

The First Trust Natural Gas ETF FCG bottomed out for the week. One of the biggest losing trends of the week was precious metal mining ETFs.

US Listed ETFs – Fixed Income – 1 Week Best & Worst Returns

The VelocityShares Long LIBOR ETN ULBR made back nearly all of its losses from the previous week with a gain of 3.54%. Convertible securities ETFs FCVT and CWB also posted top performance in the fixed income category. High yield bond ETFs also saw significant gains for the week.

The iPath US Treasury 2-year Bull ETN DTUL saw the biggest drop in the fixed income category. International treasury bond ETFs saw poor performance last week as well.

US Listed ETFs – Equity – Top Inflows & Outflows

SPYsaw the largest inflows last week, followed by its dividend-focused counterpart SDY. Other major index funds made the top inflows list, but notable mentions include the financialXLFand energy XLE select sector funds.

US Listed ETFs – Fixed Income – 1 Week Inflows & Outflows

HYG saw $1B in inflows last week while the PIMCO enhanced short maturity active ETFMINT saw $185M in outflows.

On-Screen Liquidity Momentum

Top 10 secondary-market volume increases where ADV 5-day increased substantially over ADV 20-day and ADV 5-day > $10mm

ETF NameTicker%Diff
Credit Suisse FI Enhanced Europe 50 ETN – May 11 – 2028FEUL276%
iShares U.S. Financial Services ETFIYG 227%
Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETFBSV 185%
WisdomTree Yield Enhanced U.S. Aggregate Bond FundAGGY 185%
FlexShares Quality Dividend Index FundQDF174%
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Emerging Markets ETFEEMV 166%
Schwab U.S. Mid-Cap ETFSCHM 165%
iShares J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETFLEMB 164%
Vanguard Financials ETFVFH155%
Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X SharesSOXS 151%

New Launches, Filings, Closings andChanges 

New Launches:

  • Invesco S&P 500 Value with Momentum ETF SPVM, 39bps
  • Principal International Multi-Factor Core Index ETF PDEV, 25bps
  • Principal U.S. Small-MidCap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF PSM, 20bps
  • Principal U.S. Large-Cap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF PLC, 15bps

New Filings:

  • Pacer Trendpilot US Bond ETF
  • Global X Cybersecurity ETF


  • The Bernstein US Research Fund BERN
  • The Bernstein Global Research Fund BRGL

Expense Ratio Changes:

  • Sprott Gold Miners ETF SGDJ, 57→50bps
  • iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF IWF, 20→19bps
  • iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF IWD, 20→19bps
  • iShares Russell Mid-Cap ETF IWR, 20→19bps
  • iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF IWS, 25→24bps
  • iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF IYR, 43→42bps
  • iShares Global Tech ETF IXN, 47→46bps
  • iShares Global Healthcare ETF IXJ, 47→46bps
  • iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF SOXX, 47→46bps
  • iShares Europe ETF IEC, 60→59bps
  • iShares Global Energy ETF IXC, 47→46bps
  • iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF ITB, 43→42bps
  • iShares India 50 ETF INDY, 89→94bps
  • iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF KXI, 47→46bps
  • iShares North American Natural Resources ETF IGE, 47→46bps
  • iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF IAT, 43→42bps
  • iShares MSCI Poland ETF EPOL, 63→59bps
  • iShares Global Clean Energy ETF ICLN, 47→46bps
  • iShares Global Comm Services ETF IXP, 47→46bps
  • iShares Global Industrials ETF EXI, 47→46bps
  • iShares Global Materials ETF MXI, 47→46bps
  • iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF IEZ, 43→42bps
  • iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF HSCZ, 43→42bps
  • Global X S&P 500 Quality Dividend ETF  QDIV, 35→20bps