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US ETF Assets as of July 2012 - ICI

Sep 6th, 2012

Washington, DC, August 28, 2012- The combined assets of the nation´s exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were $1.192 trillion in July, according to ICI. The Institute´s monthly statistical collection also includes the value of shares issued and redeemed by exchange-traded funds.

Statistics contained in the Institute´s monthly ETF report have been obtained from information provided to ICI by exchange-traded funds and commodity funds. Commodity funds are listed in the Domestic (Sector/Industry) category.

Assets of Exchange-Traded Funds by Type
Millions of dollars

  July 2012

  June 2012

  July 2011

Total Domestic Equity

702,630

686,404

629,404

Domestic (Broad-Based)

464,721

452,147

395,647

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

237,909

234,257

233,757

Global/International Equity

263,574

257,759

292,651

Hybrid

482

463

402

Bond

225,586

222,025

163,274

All

1,192,272

1,166,651

1,085,731

Value of Shares Issued and Redeemed by All Exchange-Traded Funds
Millions of dollars

July 2012

June 2012

YTD 2012

YTD 2011

Gross Issuance

85,892

97,831

655,332

677,139

Gross Redemptions

73,032

78,029

564,258

609,966

Net Issuance

12,860

19,802

91,074

67,173

Number of Exchange-Traded Funds by Type

  July 2012

  June 2012

  July 2011

Total Domestic Equity

610

603

554

Domestic (Broad-Based)

296

293

273

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

314

310

281

Global/International Equity

405

404

360

Hybrid

10

10

7

Bond

203

203

156

All

1,228

1,220

1,077

Highlights: Assets of all exchange-traded funds rose in July by $25.62 billion, or 2.2 percent, to $1.192 trillion. Over the past 12 months, ETF assets increased $106.54 billion, or 9.8 percent. Assets in domestic equity ETFs increased $73.23 billion since July 2011, and global equity ETFs assets fell $29.08 billion during this period. At the end of July 2012, assets of bond funds were $225.59 billion and hybrid funds were $482 million.

During July, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $12.86 billion. In July 2011, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $14.34 billion.