ETF Flows Report for 01/18/2013
ETF Channel Staff - Friday, January 18, 10:59 AM
This is the ETF Flows Report for 01/18/2013. For the total universe of ETFs covered by ETF Channel, there were combined total outflows of $20.9 million day over day. Of note in today's report, the Consumer ETFs category saw inflows of $710.9 million. Among the ETFs in that category, SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) had inflows of $606.0 million, Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLY) had inflows of $119.4 million, and Dynamic Retail Portfolio (PMR) had outflows of $1.3 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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