Europe-based ETFs held a majority of the spots on the
best-performing funds Wednesday, as investors in part responded
positively to Greece's newly created coalition government.
The First Trust Europe AlphaDex Fund (NYSEArca:FEP) gained 3.50
percent, while the iShares MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market
Index Fund (BATS:ENOR) tagged on 2.72 percent giving putting the
ETFs in the Nos. 2 and 3 spots, respectively.
Despite the European ETF rally, the iPath Pure Beta Grains ETN
(NYSEArca:ETN) was the top performing fund yesterday, returning
The U.S. market dipped in response to the Federal Reserve's
choice to extend "Operation Twist" causing the Dow Jones industrial
average to lose 12.94 points, or 0.10 percent, and close at
Coffee and oil-based ETNs were among the worst performing
exchange-traded products yesterday.
Both commodities took a hit as oil futures fell below $80 a
barrel for the first time in eight months and Arabica coffee
futures remain at a two-year low.
The iPath Dow Jones-UBS Coffee Total Return ETN (NYSEArca:JO)
was the worst performer, shedding 4.33 percent.
The iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return ETN (NYSEArca:OIL)
lost 4.14 percent, the United States Oil (NYSEArca:USO) dropped
3.76 percent and United States Brent Oil Fund (NYSEArca:BNO) fell
Volatility-related ETPs dominated the worst-performers list
again, most of which were linked to short-term futures.
Top 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds
and 'lt;1,000 Shares Traded
Bottom 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse
Funds and 'lt;1,000 Shares Traded
||AUM ($, mm)
||iPath Pure Beta Grains ETN
||First Trust Europe AlphaDex
||iShares MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market
||Russell 2000 Low Beta
||Global X Lithium
||iShares MSCI Spain
||iShares MSCI Italy
||iShares MSCI Sweden
||PowerShares Ibbotson Alternative Completion
||Global X FTSE Norway
||AUM ($, mm)
||iPath Dow Jones-UBS Coffee Total Return ETN
||iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN
||VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN
||ProShares VIX Short-Term
||iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return ETN
||ETRACS 2-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN
||United States Oil
||iPath Pure Beta Coffee ETN
||ELEMENTS Rogers International Commodity - Energy Total
||United States Brent Oil
Disclaimer:All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the
article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however,
transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and
correction by the exchanges.
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