Inside The ETFdb 60 Index: May 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.
The ETFdb 60 Index continued its ascent in April as U.S. equity benchmarks extended their gains to all-time highs amid largely better-than-expected quarterly performance results from bellwether companies. Bullish pressures prevailed once more as stimulus hopes at home and in the eurozone kept euphoria levels elevated while selling pressures were followed by bargain buyers in each instance.
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