Market Vectors Agribusiness (NYSEArca: MOO) has been popular this year with a $3.6 billion inflow. [ETF Chart of the Day: Agriculture]
The agribusiness fund has rallied sharply over the past month. [ETF Jumps 25%]
Conversely, some of the largest precious metals ETFs have also experienced outflows in 2011, including SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) and iShares Silver Trust (NYSEArca: SLV), with over $1 billion each, year to date through October.
At the end of October, there was nearly $1.1 trillion held in U.S.-listed exchange traded funds and notes. There were 1,350 products.
Notional trading volume in ETFs and ETNs in October totaled almost $2 trillion, representing 34% of all U.S. equity trading volume, according to NSX.
Full disclosure: Tom Lydon’s clients own GLD, SLV, DVY and LQD.