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March 5, 2021, 8:01 a.m. EST

Ark Innovation Fund Suffers Steep Drop As Market Sell-Off Worsens

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Mar 05, 2021 (Baystreet.ca via COMTEX) -- The shine has come off the Ark Innovation Exchange Traded Fund /zigman2/quotes/204808965/composite ARKK -1.60% .The high-flying ETF, which grew more than 100% in 2020, has now dropped 24% from its all-time high and turned negative for the current year. Led by Wall Street star Cathie Wood, Ark’s flagship ETF, valued at $22.9 billion U.S., has erased all its price advance for the year. The Ark Innovation fund has been caught up in a selloff of technology stocks as inflation fears grow and bond yields rise. The Ark ETF’s biggest holdings include Tesla, which dropped 4.8% on Thursday, as well as Square, which fell 5.1%, and Roku, down 2.2% Thursday. However, even with the recent drop, the Ark Innovation Fund’s performance over the past year remains impressive. The fund is up 120% from its March 2020 lows and assets have ballooned from $1.5 billion U.S. to $22.9 billion U.S. in the past 12 months.For the most part, investors have held steady during the Ark Innovation Fund’s current selloff, with a combined $611 million U.S. added to the fund in recent trading days.


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