ETFGI reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe gathered US$2.15 Bn in net inflows during April 2018, less than half of the net new assets gathered during the same month in 2017.....
By Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner at ETFGI
Year-to-date net inflows for 2018 reached US$29.55 Bn at the end of April which is less than the US$40.59 Bn in net inflows at this point last year. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)
Net new assets gathered by ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe were $2.15 Bn, which is less than half of the net new assets gathered in April 2017
April 2018 marked the 43rd consecutive month of net inflows into ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe
Due to market moves assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe increased by 0.54%, or $4.45 Bn, during April, to $830.21 BnAccording to ETFGI’s April 2018 European ETF and ETP industry insights report assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe increased by $4.45 Bn during April 2018.
European ETF and ETP asset growth as at end of April 2018
April 2018 marked the 43rd consecutive month of net inflows into ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe.
The $2.15 Bn gathered during the month was 58.88% less than the $5.23 Bn in net inflows during this month last year.
The majority of net new inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $15.47 Bn during 2018. The iShares Core MSCI EM IMI UCITS ETF (EMIM LN) on its own accounted for net inflows of $1.78 Bn.