U.S. exchnage-traded funds assets totaled $1.12 trillion as of May 31 – up 7% year-to-date, according to the ETF Snapshot May 2012 released by State Street Global Advisors.

In May, investors added $5.3 billion more to ETFs than they withdrew - despite disappointing equity performance (the S&P 500 Index decreased 6 percent while the MSCI EAFE Index fell 11.5 percent during the month).

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