ETF Flows Report for 09/04/2012
ETF Channel Staff - Tuesday, September 4, 12:24 PM
This is the ETF Flows Report for 09/04/2012. For the total universe of ETFs covered by ETF Channel, there were combined total outflows of $2.5 billion day over day. Of note in today's report, the Government Debt ETFs category saw inflows of $170.1 million. Among the ETFs in that category, iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond Fund (SHY) had inflows of $185.9 million, iShares Barclays TIPS Bond Fund (TIP) had inflows of $108.9 million, and iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund (SHV) had inflows of $11.0 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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