ETFs/ETPs listed globally hit new record of $3.343 Trillion

ETFGI, the leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, today reported assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed globally reached a new record high US$3.343 trillion at the end of July 2016. Net flows gathered by ETFs/ETPs in July were strong with US$52.68 Bn of net new assets gathered during the month marking the 30th consecutive month of net inflows, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s July 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report.

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Record levels of assets were also reached at the end of July for ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States at US$2.367 trillion, in Europe at US$539.16 Bn, in Japan at US$191.82 Bn and in Canada which reached US$81.19 Bn.

At the end of July 2016, the Global ETF/ETP industry had 6,476 ETFs/ETPs, with 12,342 listings, assets of US$3.343 trillion, from 285 providers listed on 65 exchanges in 53 countries.

“Investor confidence returned during July after the surprising result of June’s Brexit vote. The S&P 500 was up 3.7% in July. Developed markets outside the U.S. gained 5.1% and emerging markets were up 4.8%.” according to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI.

In July 2016, ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of US$52.60 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$33.36 Bn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$13.25 Bn, and commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$5.45 Bn.

YTD through end of July 2016, ETFs/ETPs gathered net inflows of US$175.32 Bn which is below the record level of US$199.06 Bn gathered at this point in 2015. YTD, fixed income ETFs/ETPs have gathered a record level and the largest net inflows with US$80.89 Bn, followed by equity ETFs/ETPs with US$48.43 Bn, and commodity ETFs/ETPs which have gathered a record level of US$31.99 Bn net inflows.

iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in July with US$23.45 Bn, followed by SPDR ETFs with US$14.34 Bn and Vanguard with US$7.17 Bn net inflows.

YTD, iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with US$63.97 Bn, followed by Vanguard with US$49.46 Bn and SPDR ETFs with US$17.67 Bn net inflows.