Tag: Investment analytics

ETFs See Losses in January

Exchange-traded-fund (ETF) assets fell by $45.3 billion for the month, or 5.8%, according to State Street Global Advisors January 2010 ETF Snapshot.

A(nother) Sure Thing?

Generally speaking, there’s no such thing as a sure thing – certainly when it comes to investing, and certainly not two years running.

2009 ETF Inflows Top $100B

ETF net inflows surpassed $100 billion during 2009, as investors moved away from large-cap U.S. equities and developed international equities and increased their exposure to ETFs, according to a new report.

Global Fund Flows Reach 2007 Level

Progress in November helped bring year-to-date net flows worldwide to $825 billion—reaching full-year gains made in 2007, according to data from Strategic Insight (SI), an Asset International company.

2009 a Comeback Year for Mutual Funds

The year 2009 proved to be a recovery year for the fund industry after a brutal 2008 that saw shareholders dump their funds en masse, according to Morningstar Direct's latest Fund Flows Update.

ETF Assets Grow by 50% in 2009

The U.S. exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry closed out 2009 with $785 billion in assets under management, according to Morningstar Direct's latest Fund Flows Update.

ETFs See Healthy Asset Gain

Last year was kind to the exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) market, with a whopping 45% jump in assets over the year to $775.8 billion as of December 31, according to the latest data from State Street Global Investors.

Many Happy Returns?

Major U.S. stock indexes ended what turned out to be a good year on a sour note—albeit on very light trading volume.

SI: ‘Resilient’ Fund Flows Set Stage for 2010

On the heels of a financial crisis that shook both the financial services industry and investors worldwide, a new report catalogs a surge in mutual fund flows—and a sense that 2010 could be even better, at least in some categories.