April 30, 2003 — The combined assets of the nation’s exchange-traded funds (ETFs) increased to $100.8 billion at the end of March, up from $92.8 billion at the end of February, according to the Investment Company Institute (ICI).
ETF assets totalled $102.1 billion as of year-end 2002.
At the end of March, 114 ETFs were in operation, unchanged from the prior month. Of that total, 66 ETFs tracked domestic stock indexes and held assets of $92.0 billion. Forty ETFs tracked international/global equity indexes and held assets of $5.2 billion. Eight bond index ETFs held assets of $3.7 billion.