Inside The ETFdb 60 Index: July 2013
The ETFdb 60 Index is an equal-weighted benchmark comprised of the largest ETF in each ETFdb Category, excluding inverse and leveraged ETFs. The Index gives an indication of the overall direction of the investable asset classes represented by this group of ETFs.
At present, the ETFdb 60 Index includes 32 equity ETFs, 14 fixed income ETFs, five commodity ETFs, two real estate ETFs and six miscellaneous ETFs (including currencies and multi-asset funds). For more information about the ETFdb 60 Index, or to see a complete list of holdings, click here.
Monthly Winners and Losers
The ETFdb 60 Index took a tumble in June after a poor month for emerging markets led to a massive sell off. Investors, however, turned their attention to U.S. equities following a slew of strong domestic data seen this month. Meanwhile, US Treasuries took a hit earlier this month after Fed tapering speculations dominated the markets.
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