The latest European ETF Market Review from Thomson Reuters Lipper shows that negative market impacts led—in spite of net inflows—to lower assets under management in the European ETF industry in September (€480.1 bn for September, down from €480.4 bn at the end of August)….
By Detlef Glow, Head of EMEA research at Thomson Reuters Lipper
· Negative market impacts led—in spite of net inflows—to lower assets under management in the European ETF industry (€480.1 bn for September, down from €480.4 bn at the end of August). The decrease of €0.3 bn for September was mainly driven by negative market impacts (-€2.4 bn), while net sales contributed a positive €2.1 bn to the assets under management in the ETF segment.
· Bond ETFs (+€1.3 bn) posted the highest net inflows for September.
· The best selling Lipper global classification for September was Bond Emerging Markets Global in Local Currencies (+€0.8 bn), followed by Equity Emerging Markets Global (+€0.5 bn) and Equity Global (+€0.5 bn).
· iShares, with net sales of €1.0 bn, maintained its position as the best selling ETF promoter in Europe, followed by Vanguard (+€0.8 bn) and UBS ETF (+€0.4 bn).
· The ten best selling funds gathered total net inflows of €3.1 bn for September.
· Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD (+ €0.7 bn), was the best selling individual ETF for September.