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Global ETF assets close in on $5 trillion

Sep 13th, 2017 | By
Deutsche introduces GBP-hedged MSCI World ETF to Switzerland

ETFGI, a London-based ETF research and consultancy firm, has released the results of its monthly ETF landscape report showing assets invested in globally-listed ETFs have grown 35.3% in the first eight months of 2017 to reach a new record high of $4.8 trillion. On current momentum, global ETF assets look set to reach $5tn in the next few months.



ETF/ETP assets in Japan reach record highs despite outflows

May 19th, 2017 | By
Nikko AM releases Japan equity outlook

Assets invested in exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in Japan have reached a new record high of $209 billion at the end of April 2017, despite monthly net outflows of $837 million, according to analysis by ETF industry consultant ETFGI.



Global ETF assets reach record high of $3.4tn

Oct 21st, 2016 | By
Deutsche introduces GBP-hedged MSCI World ETF to Switzerland

Assets invested in exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed globally reached a new record high $3.408tn at the end of Q3 2016, according to latest research from London-based ETF industry consultant ETFGI. While year-to-date ETF/ETP net inflows of $238.1bn is slightly behind the $251.7bn gathered at this point in 2015, both fixed income and commodity ETFs/ETPs have set YTD records within their asset class of $100.7bn and $85.6bn net inflows respectively.



Investors look to fixed income in February, reports ETFGI

Mar 14th, 2016 | By
Global ETFs/ETPs gather $10.8bn in AUM during February, according to ETFGI

ETFGI, a London-based consultant for the exchange-traded funds industry, has released a report investigating global flows across ETFs and ETPs during February 2016. The global ETF and ETP industry insights report finds that the ETF industry gathered $10.8bn in net new assets over the month bringing global assets under management to over $2.8tn. Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI, commented: “February was another volatile month for equity markets which drove investors to invest net flows into government bonds and gold. The S&P 500 closed the month down 0.13%. Despite recent uncertainty, emerging markets gain 0.31% in February, while developed markets outside of the U.S. declined 1%.”



Nomura debuts ETFs on SIX Swiss Exchange

Mar 3rd, 2016 | By
Nomura brings currency-hedged Nikkei ETFs to SIX Swiss Exchange

Nomura has launched four exchange-traded funds on the SIX Swiss Exchange, becoming the first Asian issuer to list on the exchange. The ETFs provide currency-hedged exposure to two of Japan’s foremost equity indices, the smart beta JPX-Nikkei 400 and the widely-followed Nikkei 225. Offered in EUR-hedged and USD-hedged formats, the ETFs allow investors to gain exposure to Japanese equities, while protecting against adverse yen depreciate. Nomura’s Jean-Philippe Royer said: “Nomura is the biggest Japanese equities ETF manager, but until today very few investors in Switzerland could invest in our ETFs. Through the listing on SIX Swiss Exchange, we can now provide the broader Swiss investor community with local access to Nomura’s best-in-class products.”



ETFs/ETPs pull in $13.1 billion despite market turbulence

Feb 8th, 2016 | By
AUM in US-listed ETFs/ETPs rapidly approaching $3 trillion

Despite testing market conditions, the global ETF/ETP industry pulled in net inflows of $13.1 billion in January 2016, according to preliminary data from industry consultants ETFGI. The industry has now totted up an impressive 24 consecutive months of net inflows. Fixed income was the best performing ETF category in January, gathering net inflows of $12.5bn, followed by commodities with $3.4bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs experienced the largest net outflows, with $8.5bn being withdrawn from such products. At the issuer level, Nomura AM gathered the largest net inflows in January with $4.2bn, followed by Vanguard and VelocityShares.



Global ETF net inflows reach $319bn YTD, according to ETFGI

Dec 10th, 2015 | By
Global ETFs/ETPs gather $10.8bn in AUM during February, according to ETFGI

ETFGI, a London-based exchange-traded fund consultancy, has released research showing that growth in net new assets within the global ETF/ETP space is moving at a faster pace than ever before. The report found that $319.4bn in net gatherings have been achieved as of 30 November 2015, 15% above the previous year-to-date (YTD) record of $277.3bn set last year. Global net gatherings of $29.9bn were recorded during November, marking the 22nd consecutive month of positive net flows for the industry.



ETF industry celebrates $3 trillion AUM milestone

Nov 10th, 2015 | By
Demand for low volatility ETFs pushes global smart beta AUM to record high

ETFGI, a London-based exchange-traded fund consultancy, has announced that the global ETF/ETP industry has reached another milestone by growing to over $3tn in assets under management (AUM). The findings were detailed in the firm’s October Global ETF and ETP Insights report and also show that the number of ETFs/ETPs offered worldwide has surpassed 6,000 products. The global ETF/ETP industry now offers 6,015 ETFs/ETPs, through 11,598 listings, from 271 providers listed on 63 exchanges in 51 countries, as of the end of October.



ETPs gather $32bn net new assets globally in September, according to ETFGI

Oct 20th, 2015 | By
Demand for low volatility ETFs pushes global smart beta AUM to record high

Despite global volatility levels remaining elevated during September, the successful gathering of new assets has kept the industry on course to surpass previous full-year records. During September alone exchange-traded products globally attracted $32bn in new assets. As it stands there has been net inflows of $251bn from the start of the year to 30 September, 25% more than the previous record set last year.



ETFs gather assets in August despite market woes

Sep 10th, 2015 | By
ETFs reveal valuable insights into market conditions, finds Vanguard.

Against the backdrop of a global equity market sell-off, equity exchange-traded funds and products still managed to see positive net asset flows, with $2.4bn of new money flowing in during August, according to data from ETFGI. Short and leveraged ETPs also had a stellar month, with $7.5bn of net inflows. Globally, ETFs and ETPs gathered $20.8bn during August, marking their nineteenth consecutive month of positive net inflows, and year-to-date net inflows remain on pace to beat the record levels set in 2014. So far this year $219.7bn in net new assets have made their way into this fast-growing product segment, a 16% increase over the first eight months of 2014.