NSX Releases December 2008 ETF/ETN Data Report; Record Year-End Net Cash Flow and Notional Volume
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX®) today announced that net cash flow into U.S. listed Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF) and Exchange-Traded Notes (ETN) totaled a record $180.4 billion through year-end 2008, an increase of almost 19% from 2007 when net cash flow reached $152.2 billion. At the end of December 2008, the number of listed products totaled 848, compared to 672 listed products one year ago.
ETF/ETN notional trading volume also reached a new record of $24.8 trillion for 2008, up 70% from $14.5 trillion at year-end 2007, representing 33% of all U.S. equity trading volume. ETF/ETN assets reached $539 billion in December 2008, a decrease of 13% from December 2007 when assets reached $622.6 billion.
This data is included in NSX's December 2008 Month-End ETF/ETN Data Report released today. NSX began publishing monthly Data Reports in 2007 and has become a key industry source for ETF/ETN data. These Data Reports are published following the end of each calendar month.
The NSX monthly statistics include shares of open-end exchange-traded products, encompassing listed shares of investment companies, grantor trusts, ETNs and commodity pools.
NSX's full report provides ETF data on Assets Under Management, Net Cash Flow and Notional Volume, broken out by Issuer, by Category, and the Top 10 ETFs by Size. To view this report go to: http://www.nsx.com/content/market-data.
In addition, NSX publishes a product-by-product breakdown of the 848 products on which the data is based. The complete list can be accessed at: http://www.nsx.com/content/etf-product-list.
NSX is the cost-effective provider of exchange services, committed to aligning its interests with those of its customers. Acknowledged for its proven high-performance, low-latency technology, NSX is also a recognized resource for Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) data. For more information on NSX, visit www.nsx.com.