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.
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.