National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX) said that assets in U.S.
listed Exchange-Traded Funds (
) and Exchange-Traded Notes (
) have touched a new record of about $1.02 trillion at the end of
The latest figure is an increase of about 37 percent over
January 2010 month-end when assets totaled $744.7 billion.
At the end of January 2011, the number of listed products
totaled 1,121 compared to 947 listed products at the same time
ETF net cash inflows for the month of January totaled
over $10.3 billion, with U.S. Equity leading all product
categories with more than $10.1 billion in net cash
flow. ETF/ETN notional trading volume during January 2011 totaled
almost $1.3 trillion, representing 29 percent of all U.S. equity
An ETF is an investment fund traded on stock exchanges, much
like stocks, whereas an ETN is a senior, unsecured,
unsubordinated debt security issued by an underwriting bank.