ETF/ETP assets in Europe top $650bn in April

May 17th, 2017 | By | Category: ETF and Index News

Assets invested in exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in Europe reached a new record high of $658 billion at the end of April 2017, surpassing the prior record of $640bn set at the end of Q1 2017, according to analysis by ETF industry consultant ETFGI.

ETF/ETP assets in Europe top $650bn in April

ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe gathered net inflows of $5.2bn in April 2017.

ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe gathered net inflows of $5.2bn in April, marking the 32nd consecutive month of positive net new asset flows. Year-to-date (YTD), net inflows stand at $40.6bn, compared to $15.0bn in net inflows at this point last year.

Equity ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of $3.0bn in April, bringing YTD net inflows to $24.2bn; fixed income ETFs/ETPs experienced net inflows of $1.1bn in April, growing YTD net inflows to $8.9bn; and commodity ETFs/ETPs accumulated net inflows of $450m, raising YTD net inflows to $5.2bn.

Amundi gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in April with $1.8bn, followed by UBS with $1.2bn and Lyxor with $910m.

YTD, iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with $10.1bn, followed by Lyxor with $5.5bn and Amundi with $5.4bn.

At the end of April 2017, the European ETF/ETP industry had 2,257 ETFs/ETPs, with 7,128 listings from 60 providers listed on 27 exchanges in 21 countries.

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