ETFGI has reported ETFGI reports ETFs/ETPs in Europe gathered US$2.68 billion in net new assets in May marking 20 consecutive months of positive net inflows, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s May 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report.….
Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner at ETFGI
Record levels of assets invested in ETFs/ETPs were reached at the end of May for ETFs/ETPs listed globally at US$3.143 trillion, in the United States at US$2.229 trillion and in Japan which reached US$147 billion.
At the end of May 2016, the European ETF/ETP industry had 2,219 ETFs/ETPs, with 6,927 listings, assets of US$530 Bn, from 52 providers listed on 25 exchanges in 21 countries.
“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 listed in Europe gathered net inflows of US$2.68 Bn. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$2.77 Bn, followed by commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$982 Mn, while equity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows of US$1.20 Bn.
YTD through end of May 2016, ETFs/ETPs have seen net inflows of US$17.32 Bn. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows YTD with US$16.14 Bn, followed by commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$6.30 Bn, while equity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows YTD of US$6.39 Bn.
iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in May with US$1.40 Bn, followed by SPDR ETFs with US$584 Mn and db x/db ETC with US$500 Mn in net inflows.
YTD, iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows YTD with US$10.70 Bn, followed by ETF Securities with US$2.70 Bn and SPDR ETFs with US$1.55 Bn in net inflows.