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Top 20 Performing ETFs in 2017

The top ETFs in 2017 by performance, smart beta and thematics, inflows and outflows, and ETF sponsors.

With more than $3 trillion in assets, the ETF industry continued to boom in 2017, with no signs of slowing down in 2018. In the charts below, you will find the top U.S.-listed ETFs by performance, the ETFs experiencing the most inflows and outflows in 2017, the top ETFs sponsors and the best-performing smart beta and thematic ETFs.

Data is provided by First Bridge.

Aniket Ullal is the founder and CEO of First Bridge Data, a provider of independent ETF data and analytics to institutional clients. Previously he had product management responsibility for S&P’s U.S. indices, including the widely followed S&P 500 and S&P/Case-Shiller indices. He is the author of ETF Investment Strategies (McGraw-Hill; 2013).

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