US ETF assets totaled $1.3 trillion as of November 30, 2012 – up 24.2% year-to-date, according to State Street Global Advisors’ latest ETF Snapshot.
In November, investors added $20.6 billion more to ETFs than they withdrew, as fixed income and mid-cap ETFs attracted $4.5 billion and $3.0 billion of inflows respectively. Year-to-date, ETFs have attracted over $154 billion of inflows - up from $99.3 billion of YTD inflows as of November 2011.
Not surprisingly, the top three managers in the ETF marketplace were: BlackRock, State Street and Vanguard. Collectively, they account for some 83% of the U.S.-listed ETF market.