ETF Flows Report for 08/24/2012
ETF Channel Staff - Friday, August 24, 11:02 AM
This is the ETF Flows Report for 08/24/2012. For the total universe of ETFs covered by ETF Channel, there were combined total inflows of $3.8 billion day over day. Of note in today's report, the Growth ETFs category saw inflows of $2.9 billion. Among the ETFs in that category, SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) had inflows of $3.4 billion, iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund (IWF) had inflows of $36.0 million, and iShares Russell Midcap Growth Index Fund (IWP) had inflows of $18.2 million.
Although ETFs trade just like stocks, instead of ''shares'' investors are actually buying and selling ''units'' — which are routinely created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand. We monitor these changes, to keep a lookout for ETFs experiencing notable inflows (many new units created) or outflows (many old units destroyed).
Sort the report below alphabetically or by change week over week, or day over day. Click the links labeled ''expand'' to see which individual ETFs contributed to the total flow numbers. Click through on any category name to learn more about the ETFs in that category.
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