ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) pass $150bn AUM milestone

Aug 24th, 2017 | By | Category: ETF and Index News

Assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific excluding Japan have reached a new record high of $151 billion at the end of July 2017, surpassing the prior record of $145bn set at the end of June 2017, according to data from London-based ETF industry consultant ETFGI.

ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) pass $150bn AUM milestone

ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) pass $150bn AUM milestone.

ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex-Japan gathered $826m in net new assets in July bringing year-to-date ETF/ETP net asset flows to an outflow of $2.0bn. At this point last year, ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex-Japan had gathered $8.4bn.

Equity ETFs/ETPs saw net outflows of $654m in July, bringing YTD net outflows to $4.4bn, which is less than the net inflows of $1.7bn over the same period last year.

Fixed income ETFs/ETPs experienced net inflows of $1.1bn in July, growing YTD net inflows to $590m, which is less than the same period last year which saw net inflows of $2.1bn.

Commodity ETFs/ETPs saw net outflows of $20m in July. YTD, net outflows are at $232m, compared to net inflows of $979m over the same period last year.

Samsung AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in July with $899m, followed by CCB with $769m and Hanwha ITM with $399m.

YTD, CCB gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with $1.4bn, followed by Vanguard with $1.1bn and Reliance AMC with $841m.

At the end of July 2017, the Asia Pacific ex-Japan ETF/ETP industry had 1,096 ETFs/ETPs, with 1,248 listings from 120 providers on 17 exchanges.

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