Coming & Going: April 2012

Published on by on April 3, 2012

March ETF Launches
Ticker ETF Assets (In Millions) Avg. Volume
 TRXT Total Return ETF  $256.8  195,200
 EMCB Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Fund  $60.1  27,200
 YMLP Yorkville High Income MLP ETF  $5.0  51,000
 HDIV High Dividend Yield ETF  $5.0  10,500
 DIVS Small Cap High Dividend Yield ETF  $2.5  5,800
 SJNK SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term High Yield Bond ETF  $44.7  231,400
 IDXJ Market Vectors Indonesia Small-Cap ETF  $4.0  17,400
 RWXL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Dow Jones International Real Estate ETN  $9.7  14,200
 QQQE NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Shares  $4.0  11,800
 TAGS Agricultural Fund  $15.0  n/a

This month featured just ten new ETFs to hit the space, a slowdown from months prior. But there was also a promising new trend for the month, with less funds debuting, each one has gotten significant attention, with the ADV’s of each topping 5,000 (save TAGS which is too new to get relevant trading data)

A number of the products from the month have already garnered a healthy amount of assets and are off to a strong start. While some may be discouraged by the small amount of launches, it is a great sign to see each launch get good coverage an attention from investors

Below, we outline each new fund that marked its debut this month:

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