ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan gathered 2.42 billion US dollars in net new assets in February 2016, according to ETFGI
LONDON — March 28, 2016 — ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan gathered net inflows of US$2.42 Bn in February 2016, according to data from ETFGI’s February 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report. In the first two months of 2016 ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan have gathered a record level of US$6.41 Bn.
The Asia Pacific ex Japan ETF industry had 817 ETFs/ETPs, with 960 listings, assets of US$108 Bn, from 115 providers listed on 18 exchanges in 14 countries at the end of February 2016.
“February was another volatile month for equity markets. 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%.” according to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI.
In February 2016, ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan saw net inflows of US$2.42 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$1.28 Bn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$507 Mn, and commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$474 Mn.
CSOP/China Southern gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in February with US$852 Mn, followed by Yuanta with US$314 Mn and HSBC/Hang Seng with US$253 Mn net inflows.
YTD, Samsung AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows YTD with US$1.08 Bn, followed by E Fund Mgt with US$775 Mn and Yuanta with US$744 Mn net inflows.
CSI has the largest amount of ETF/ETP assets tracking its benchmarks reflecting 24.0% market share; Hang Seng is second 18.8% market share, followed by Korea Exchange with 12.0% market share.
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