Dividend ETFs pulled in $29 billion. Bond ETFs saw 2013 inflows of $27.5 billion due primarily to the $35.9 billion investors poured into short-duration funds.
“US ETP assets have grown at a 27% CAGR over the past 10 years. This compares to 7% for mutual funds. In 2013, US ETPs not only kept up with their historical pace by growing 26% but they also achieved the highest asset growth of all ETP regions for the year. Assets increased by $351.7bn, with flows of $190.5bn boosted by record market move for the industry of $161.2bn,” according to BlackRock.
Top 10 ETFs 2013 Inflows
Table Courtesy: BlackRock