US markets continued to rally last week as investors celebrated the coming of a phase one US-China trade deal, although all of the final details have yet to be announced.

European markets fell as fears reemerged around a no deal Brexit decision.

In Asia, Japanese markets were mixed while Chinese equities saw the third consecutive week of gains.

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One Week ETF Trends

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

Energy related ETFs led equity returns for last week, while cannabis ETFs saw the biggest decline.

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

onvertible bond ETFs FCVT and ICVT led fixed income ETF returns for last week.

IG saw the largest decline, followed by Long-term Treasury ETFs ZROZ and EDV.

US Listed ETFs – Equity – 1 Week Top Inflows & Outflows

SPY and QQQ led equity flows, followed by the iShares MSCI Brazil ETF EWZ.

IVV saw massive $4.6B dollar outflows last week, and a number of small-cap and mid-cap ETFs also saw large outflows.

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

AGG saw the largest inflows for fixed income, while long term Treasury ETFs IEF and TLT had the largest 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.
Xtrackers MSCI U.S.A. ESG Leaders Equity ETFUSSG398%
Franklin FTSE Brazil ETFFLBR397%
iShares Global Materials ETFMXI381%
iShares ESG MSCI USA Leaders ETFSUSL366%
iShares Global Comm Services ETFIXP352%
Aware Ultra-Short Duration Enhanced Income ETFAWTM343%
iShares Global 100 ETFIOO335%
iShares Global Financials ETFIXG330%
iShares Agency Bond ETFAGZ325%
Fidelity Limited Term Bond ETFFLTB312%

Industry Changes


  • RPAR Risk Parity ETF RPAR, 50bps
  • PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ESG ETF EMNT, 24bps
  • IQ Candriam ESG U.S. Equity ETF IQSU, 9bps
  • IQ Candriam ESG International Equity ETF IQSI, 15bps



  • JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF 
  • Fidelity Growth ETF 
  • Fidelity Opportunistic ETF
  • Fidelity Value ETF 
  • SPDR SSGA Responsible Reserves ESG ETF
  • AAF First Priority CLO Bond ETF

Expense Ratio Changes

  • iShares MBS ETF MBB, 7→6bps
  • iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF IJH, 7→6bps
  • iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF EEM, 67→68bps
  • iShares MSCI Japan ETF EWJ, 47→49bps
  • iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF EZU, 47→49bps
  • iShares MSCI India ETF INDA, 64→69bps
  • iShares MSCI Canada ETF EWC, 47→49bps
  • iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF EWU, 47→50bps
  •  iShares MSCI Germany ETF EWG, 47→49bps
  • iShares MSCI Australia ETF EWA, 47→50bps
  • iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF EWH, 48→49bps
  • iShares MSCI Switzerland ETF EWL, 47→50bps
  • iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Eurozone ETF HEZU, 50→52bps
  • iShares MSCI Mexico ETF EWW, 47→49bps
  • iShares MSCI Spain ETF EWP, 47→50bps
  • iShares MSCI France ETF EWQ, 47→50bps
  • iShares MSCI Singapore ETF EWS, 47→50bps
  • iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF FM, 81→79bps
  • iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF EWM, 47→49bps
  • iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF HEWJ, 48→49bps
  • iShares MSCI Italy ETF EWI, 47→49bps
  • iShares MSCI India Small Cap ETF SMIN, 77→76bps
  • iShares MSCI Poland ETF EPOL, 63→61bps
  • iShares MSCI Sweden ETF EWD, 53→55bps
  • iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF EEMS, 67→69bps
  • iShares MSCI Netherlands ETF EWN, 47→50bps
  • iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Emerging Markets ETF HEEM, 67→68bps
  • iShares MSCI New Zealand ETF ENZL, 47→50bps
  • iShares MSCI BRIC ETF BKF, 67→69bps
  •  iShares MSCI Ireland ETF EIRL, 47→49bps
  •  iShares Currency Hedged MSCI United Kingdom ETF HEWU, 47→50bps
  • iShares MSCI Belgium ETF EWK, 47→49bps
  • iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Canada ETF HEWC, 50→52bps
  • iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Spain ETF HEWP, 50→53bps
  • iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Switzerland ETF HEWL, 50→53bps
  • iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Italy ETF HEWI, 47→49bps
  • iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Australia ETF HAUD, 50→53bps
  •  Invesco CEF Income Composite ETF PCEF, 225→255bps
  • Invesco KBW High Dividend Yield Financial ETF KBWD, 242→158bps

Scott McKenna

Scott McKenna

Sales & Marketing Director