A wide variety of funds were slammed by the stampede out of the
market yesterday, none more so than the iShares MSCI Australia
Small Cap (NYSEArca:EWAS).
The ETF was No. 1 on IndexUniverse's "Bottom 10 1-Day
Performers" list, with 7.81 percent in losses, reflecting the weak
economic data that has been coming out of Australia in the past
couple of weeks.
Several of the worst-performing funds were in emerging markets,
which have been buffeted by investor concerns about a potential
global economic slowdown.
The No. 2 fund on the bottom-performers list was the EGShares
Consumer Services GEMS ETF (NYSEArca:VGEM), which had 5.42 percent
Materials funds were hit especially hard, due in part to signs
of slowing growth in China, a major consumer of commodities and
The No. 3 fund on the bottom performers list was the Global X
China Materials ETF (NYSEArca:CHIM), which had 4.70 percent in
The SPDR S&P International Materials ETF (NYSEArca:IRV) was
No. 7 on the list, with 3.87 percent in losses.
The iPath Dow Jones-UBS Tin Total Return ETN (NYSEArca:JJT) was
No. 10 on the list, with 3.08 percent in losses.
Top 10 1-Day Performers
The PowerShares DB Commodity Long ETN (NYSEArca:DPU) was No. 1
on IndexUniverse's "Top 10 1-Day Performers" list, with 8.02
percent in gains. Its rise suggested that despite the potential for
slowing growth, commodities will regain their strength in the long
But until markets calm down, volatility-related exchange-traded
products are likely to be among the top performers. Such securities
littered the top 10 list yesterday.
As an example, the C-Tracks Exchange-Traded Notes on Citi
Volatility (NYSEArca:CVOL) was No. 2 on the top performers list,
with 5.51 percent in gains.
The VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN (NYSEArca:VIX) was No. 3
on the list, with 3.89 percent in gains.
The ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEArca:VIXY) was No.
4 on the list, with 3.87 percent in gains, while the iPath S&P
VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSEArca:VXX) was No. 5 on the list,
with 3.68 percent in gains.
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 ($, mm)
||PowerShares DB Commodity Long ETN
||C-Tracks Exchange-Traded Notes on the Citi
||VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN
||ProShares VIX Short-Term
||iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN
||Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas
||ProShares VIX Mid-term
||iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN
||Market Vectors Gold Miners
||iPath Dow Jones-UBS Energy Total Return ETN
||AUM ($, mm)
||iShares MSCI Australia Small Cap
||EGShares Consumer Services GEMS
||Global X China Materials
||iShares MSCI Spain
||RBS China Trendpilot ETN
||iShares MSCI Austria Investable Market
||SPDR S&P International Materials
||PowerShares Convertible Securities
||First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX
||iPath Dow Jones-UBS Tin Total Return ETN
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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