July 2019 Bond ETF Flow Report

What are the July 2019 Bond ETF Flows Telling Us?

  • Bond ETFs garnered approximately $9.6billion in assets in July 2019 so far.
  • Risk on in July: Investors appear to have shifted from U.S. Treasury ETFs to more risky asset classes.
  • Corporate bond and broad market bond ETFs have led the way with each collecting approximately $3.6billion in cumulative assets.
  • Following the trend are MBS ETFs with a total of $1.85billion and municipal bond ETFs with a total of $1.095billion. iShares MUB has seen a $475million net inflow.
  • Government bond ETFs in aggregate have lost $787million in AUM.
  • Notable flows:
    • iShares iBoxx $ High Yield (HYG) +$2.1billion
    • iShares MBS (MBB) + $1.17billion

Bond ETF Flows July 2019: As of 7/28/2019

ReigerReport_072919_1Source: First Bridge Data. Table is provided for illustrative purposes only. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Data as of 7/28/2019.

Top Five Inflow ETFs


Bottom Five Outflows


Source: First Bridge Data. Table is provided for illustrative purposes only. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Data as of 7/28/2019.

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