ETF Assets Keep Climbing in November

by Alyssa Oursler | December 10, 2012 2:31 pm

ETF Assets Keep Climbing in November

The latest ETF Snapshot report provided by State Street (NYSE:STT[1]) asset managing division State Street Global Advisors[2] shows exchange-traded fund assets in the U.S. alone have grown to $1.3 trillion — a 2.2% increase month-over-month — across 1,237 funds.

The chart below, provided by SSGA, shows ETF growth since 2002:

novemberETFchart ETF Assets Keep Climbing in November

In terms of dollar volume, SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY[3]), iShares Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM[4]) and PowerShares QQQ (NASDAQ:QQQ[5]) remained the top three names.

In terms of flow, funds in the Fixed Income category led the way with $4.5 billion of inflows. Year-to-date, the category has seen total net flows of $51.1 billion. Overall, flows topped $20 billion for the month.

By asset class, International Developed performed well during November with 2.4% gains, while Emerging Markets weren’t far behind.

Go to InvestorPlace‘s ETF Investing section[6] for analysis and news.

Endnotes:
  1. STT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=STT
  2. State Street Global Advisors: http://www.ssga.com/
  3. SPY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SPY
  4. IWM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=IWM
  5. QQQ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=QQQ
  6. InvestorPlace‘s ETF Investing section: http://investorplace.com/category/mutual-funds-etfs/etf-investing/

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