Exchange-traded fund assets decreased $3.44 billion in August, bringing total assets to $72.09 billion, the Investment Company Institute reported today.

The decrease in ETF assets was seen in domestic broad-based funds, which fell by $3.78 billion or 5.6%, according to the ICI. Domestic sector funds increased slightly by $97 million and international ETF assets rose $248 million to $2.09 billion.

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