The total value of U.S. exchange traded funds rose $60.5 billion in April, a 5.7% increase from March, bringing the total value of ETF investments to more than $1.12 trillion, according to State Street Global Advisors.

Global, commodity and large-cap funds were particularly popular with investors last month as those three categories enjoyed monthly assets gains of 28.4%, 11.7% and 7%, respectively.

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