ICI Reports ETF Assets and Net Issuance For October 2015

new etfsThe combined assets of the nation’s exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were $2.104 trillion in October, 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

October 2015

September 2015

October 2014

Total Domestic Equity

1,271,429

1,173,916

1,167,696

Domestic (Broad-Based)

949,937

877,226

863,955

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

321,492

296,690

303,741

Global/International Equity

483,971

444,946

424,275

Hybrid

3,802

3,647

2,841

Bond

344,908

333,098

294,243

All

2,104,110

1,955,608

1,889,055

 

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

October 2015

September 2015

      YTD 2015

          YTD 2014

Gross Issuance

152,958

179,270

1,448,473

1,219,304

Gross Redemptions

124,725

159,776

1,280,090

1,070,614

Net Issuance

28,234

19,494

168,384

148,690

Note: Components may not add to the total due to rounding.

Number of Exchange-Traded Funds by Type

 

October 2015

September 2015

October 2014

Total Domestic Equity

689

685

632

Domestic (Broad-Based)

346

345

314

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

343

340

318

Global/International Equity

571

570

492

Hybrid

21

22

19

Bond

274

273

260

All         

1,555

1,550

1,403

Highlights: Assets of all exchange-traded funds rose in October by $148.50 billion, or 7.6 percent, to $2.104 trillion. Over the past 12 months, ETF assets increased $215.06 billion, or 11.4 percent. Assets in domestic equity ETFs increased $103.73 billion since October 2014, and global equity ETF assets rose $59.70 billion during this period. At the end of October 2015, assets of bond funds were $344.91 billion and hybrid funds were $3.80 billion.

During October, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $28.23 billion. In October 2014, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $27.60 billion.

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