LONDON — November 10, 2015 — Globally there are for the first time now over 6,000 ETFs/ETPs with over 3 trillion US dollars in assets at the end of October 2015. ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered US$35.6 billion in net new assets in October 2015. This marks the 21st consecutive month of positive net inflows, according to ETFGI’s Global ETF and ETP insights report for October 2015.
We are on track to end the year with record net inflows and assets in the global ETF/ETP industry. In the first ten months of 2015 record levels of net new assets have been gathered by ETFs/ETPs listed globally with net inflows of US$287.3 Bn marking a 22.3% increase over the prior record set at this time last year. In the United States net inflows reached US$174.8 Bn, which is 12.4% higher than the prior record set in 2013, while in Europe year to date (YTD) net inflows climbed to an all-time record of US$68.6 Bn, representing a 22.7% increase on the record set YTD through end of October 2014. In Canada, YTD net inflows are at a record US$10.1 billion which is slightly ahead of the prior record set in 2012. In Japan, YTD net inflows were up 121.9% on the record set last year, standing at US$35.0 Bn at the end of October 2015.
“Equity markets performed well globally in October: the Dow was up 9%, the S&P 500 was 8%, all 10 sectors of the S&P 500 were up for the month, developed markets gained 7%, emerging markets were up 8%. Investors put net money into riskier assets including emerging market equities in October.” according to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI.
Global ETFs/ETPs gather assets of US$3.001 trillion at the end of October
The global ETF/ETP industry had 6,015 ETFs/ETPs, with 11,598 listings, assets of US$3.001 trillion, from 271 providers listed on 63 exchanges in 51 countries at the end of October.
In October 2015, ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of US$35.6 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$22.6 Bn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$14.5 Bn.
YTD through end of October 2015, ETFs/ETPs listed globally have gathered net inflows of US$287.3 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows YTD with US$179.2 Bn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$78.7 Bn, and commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$3.2 Bn.
iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in October with US$19.2 Bn, followed by Vanguard with US$7.5 Bn, SPDR ETFs with US$3.9 Bn, PowerShares with US$1.9 Bn, Schwab ETFs with US$1.2 Bn and DB/x-trackers with US$1.0 Bn in net inflows.
YTD, iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with US$96.1 Bn, followed by Vanguard with US$66.8 Bn, DB/x-trackers with US$26.7 Bn, WisdomTree with US$19.6 Bn and Nomura AM with US$17.3 Bn in net inflows.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to subscribe to ETFGI’s monthly global ETF and ETP industry insights reports containing over 300 pages of charts and analysis, ETFGI’s Institutional Users of ETFs and ETPs report or custom analysis. Professional investors can register on ETFGI’s website to receive updates, press releases and ETFGI’s free monthly newsletter.
Please visit our website www.etfgi.com to find ETFGI Press Releases on ETF/ETP industry trends, daily postings of some of the top articles from financial publications around the world in the Industry News tab, details of upcoming Events, monthly videos on industry trends in Views, our twitter feed @etfgi , and to use our directory of firms in the ETF Ecosystem. Join the discussions on our ETF Network group on Linkedin
Please contact email@example.com if you would like to discuss subscribing to ETFGI’s research or consulting services. Professional investors can register on ETFGI’s website to view press releases and other updates.