LONDON — June 10, 2016 — ETFGI the leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, today reported assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States reached a new record high US$2.230 trillion at the end of May 2016, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s May 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report (click here to view the ETFGI global asset growth chart).
Record levels of assets invested in ETFs/ETPs were also reached at the end of May for ETFs/ETPs listed globally at US$3.143 trillion, and in Japan which reached US$147 billion.
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At the end of May 2016, the US ETF/ETP industry had 1,902 ETFs/ETPs, assets of US$2,230 Bn, from 96 providers listed on 3 exchanges.
“The S&P 500 index was up just 1.8% in May. Developed markets ex-US declined 0.9% and emerging markets declined 3.2.%. There is still a significant amount of uncertainty in the markets due to Investors the upcoming Brexit vote and the expectation that the Fed will raise rates sooner than expected” according to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI.
In May 2016, ETFs ETPs gathered net inflows of US$3.25 Bn. Commodity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$4.56 Bn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$3.40 Bn, while equity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows of US$6.49 Bn.
YTD through end of May 2016, ETFs/ETPs have gathered net inflows of US$48.56 Bn. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows YTD with US$37.06 Bn, followed by commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$12.61 Bn, while equity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows YTD of US$7.68 Bn. On a YTD basis net inflows into fixed income and commodity ETFs/ETPs are at a record level as are the net inflows of US$1.38Bn into inverse ETFs/ETPs.
Vanguard gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in May with US$8.00 Bn, followed by Schwab ETFs with US$1.32 Bn and Van Eck with US$1.08 Bn net inflows.
YTD, Vanguard gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows YTD with US$30.34 Bn, followed by iShares with US$15.51 Bn and Schwab ETFs with US$5.08 Bn net inflows.
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