Japan-listed ETFs/ETPs record $4bn net inflows during July

Aug 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: ETF and Index News

ETFs/ETPs listed in Japan have gathered $4.3 billion in net inflows during July, bringing total assets invested in Japan-listed ETFs/ETPs to a new record high of $225bn, according to ETF industry consultant ETFGI.

Japan-listed ETFs/ETPs record $4bn net inflows during July

AUM in Japan-listed ETFs/ETPs amounted to $225bn as of the end of July 2017.

Year-to-date (YTD), net inflows stand at $32.9bn, significantly above the $18.1bn net inflows gathered at this point last year.

Equity ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of $4.1bn in July, bringing YTD net inflows to $34.2bn, which is substantially greater than the net inflows of $17.3bn over the same period last year.

Fixed income ETFs/ETPs experienced net inflows of $9 million in July, growing YTD net inflows to just $37m, which is less than the same period last year which saw net inflows of $44m.

Commodity ETFs/ETPs saw net outflows of $36m in July. YTD, net inflows are at $34m, compared to net inflows of $18m over the same period last year.

Nikko AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in July with $1.4bn, followed by Nomura AM with $1.2bn and Daiwa with $969m.

YTD, Nomura AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with $13.6bn, followed by Nikko AM with $9.2bn and Daiwa with $6.8bn.

At the end of July 2017, the Japanese ETF/ETP industry had 188 ETFs/ETPs, with 233 listings from 21 providers on two exchanges.

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