WEEKLY UPDATE 9/13

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has filed for chapter 11, a drone attack on Saudi oil production facilities knocked out nearly 5% of global oil supply, and football season is now in full swing.

Here’s all of the biggest ETF market moves from last week

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One Week ETF Trends

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

Small-cap equities saw a boost last week, which led to the Invesco S&P SmallCap Materials ETF PSCM and PGIM QMA Strategic Alpha Small-Cap Value ETF PQSV taking the top equity ETF returns positions this week.

Precious metals ETFs continued on their losing streak, with the majority of the worst performing names related to mining.

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

The VelocityShares Long LIBOR ETN ULBR gained a whopping 13.73% over the course of the week. Wisdomtree negative duration bond funds HYND and AGND also made signficant gains last week.

While the VelocityShares Long LIBOR product soared, the short LIBOR ETN DLBR saw a drop of over 10%. Long term treasury ETFs also saw poor performance last week.

US Listed ETFs – Equity – Top Inflows & Outflows

The large cap giants led inflows for the week, and financials ETFs FXO and XLF saw large inflows for the week as well.

The J.P Morgan Alerian MLP Index ETN AMJ saw largest outflows for the week, followed by Fidelity NASDAQ Composite Index Tracking Stock ONEQ.

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

High yield bond ETFs HYG and JNK led fixed income inflows while intermediate-term Treasury bond ETFs IEF and ITE saw the largest outflows, followed by the iShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond EMB.

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.
Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series BFIYY392%
UBS AG FI Enhanced Large Cap Growth ETNFBGX386%
Credit Suisse FI Large Cap Growth Enhanced ETNFLGE384%
UBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETNFIHD371%
First Trust Financials AlphaDEX FundFXO370%
Large Cap Growth Index-Linked ETNFRLG358%
SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Intermediate Term Treasury ETFITE356%
First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index FundFBT320%
Xtrackers MSCI U.S.A. ESG Leaders Equity ETFUSSG302%
Xtrackers USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETFHYLB232%


New Launches, Filings, Closings andChanges  

New Launches:

  • The U.S. Vegan Climate ETF VEGN, 60bps
  • The iPath Series B Carbon ETN GRN, 75bps
  • The Invesco BulletShares 2029 Corporate Bond ETF BSCT, 10bps
  • Invesco BulletShares 2027 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF BSJR, 42bps
  • American Century adds Avantis Emerging Markets Equity ETF AVEM, 33bps
  • Franklin Liberty US Core Bond ETF FLCB, 14bps (in first two years and then 19bps from June 2021)

New Filings:

  • Source Dividend Opportunity ETF
  • KraneShares KFA Dynamic Fixed Income ETF
  • QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. High Dividend ETF HDIV
  • JPMorgan BetaBuilders International Equity ETF
  • KraneShares Star Market Index ETF KSTR

Expense Ratio Changes:

  • JPMorgan High Yield Research Enhanced ETF JPHY 40→24bps
  • Hartford Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF ROAM49→44bps