Coming & Going: February 2012

Published on by on February 3, 2012

January ETF Launches
Ticker ETF Assets (In Millions) Avg. Volume
 VSPY Direxion S&P 500 RC Volatility Response Shares  $4.0  90,600
 VSPR Direxion S&P 1500 RC Volatility Response Shares  $4.0  1,100
 VLAT Direxion S&P Latin America 40 RC Volatility Response Shares  $4.1  1,400
 SSAM Rockledge SectorSAM ETF  $2.6  3,400
 RINF 30 Year TIPS/TSY Spread  $4.1  7,400
 FINF Short 30 Year TIPS/TSY Spread  $3.9  8,800
 EWHS MSCI Hong Kong Small Cap Index Fund  $5.2  900
 EWSS MSCI Singapore Small Cap Index Fund  $2.8  2,100
 URTH MSCI World Index Fund  $21.0  100
 GMFS SPDR S&P Small Cap Emerging Asia Pacific ETF  $6.5  1,200
 EELV S&P Emerging Markets Low Volatility Portfolio  $2.6  9,300
 IDLV S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio  $2.6  7,100
 EEME MSCI Emerging Markets EMEA Index Fund  $5.5  200
 EEML MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America Index Fund  $5.6  600
 ENOR MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund  $2.7  5,400
 ACCU Accuvest Global Opportunities ETF  $2.6  8,400
 EDEN MSCI Denmark Capped Investable Market Index Fund  $2.7  100
 EFNL MSCI Finland Capped Investable Market Index Fund  $2.6  100
 EWUS MSCI United Kingdom Small Cap Index Fund  $2.6  n/a
 EWAS MSCI Australia Small Cap Index Fund  $2.6  100
 EWCS MSCI Canada Small Cap Index Fund  $5.2  200
 EWGS MSCI Germany Small Cap Index Fund  $2.7  100
 GGOV German Sovereign/Sub-Sovereign ETF  $4.1  1,000

January saw the year get off to a nice start, as 23 new products debuted, including a few first-to-market funds. Some of the most notable new products are the iShares new line of small cap products which include exposure to Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, and several other big name countries.

With another active month in the books, we detail each of the new ETF launches from January, to help investors sort through these young funds and find the right one for their investment objective.

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