ETFGI reports assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe reached a new record high of 567 billion US dollars at the end of Q3 2016…..…..
Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner at ETFGI
ETFGI today reported assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe reached a new record high US$567 Bn at the end of Q3 2016. Net flows gathered by ETFs/ETPs in September were US$2.98 Bn of net new assets gathered during the month marking the 25th consecutive month of net inflows, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s September 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report .
Record levels of assets were also reached at the end of Q3 for ETFs/ETPs listed globally at US$3.408 trillion, in the United States with US$2.416 trillion, and in Asia Pacific ex-Japan at US$131.88 Bn.
At the end of Q3 2016, the European ETF/ETP industry had 2,219 ETFs/ETPs, with 6,953 listings, assets of US$567 Bn, from 56 providers listed on 25 exchanges in 21 countries.
“Although there was a rally after the FOMC’s vote to leave interest rates unchanged in September, the S&P 500 ended the month flat and the SJIA with a moderate decline of 0.4%. Developed markets ex-US and Emerging markets were up 1.5% and 1.2%, respectively» according to Deborah Fuhr, co-founder and managing partner at ETFGI.
In September 2016, ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of US$2.98 Bn. Fixed Income ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$1.15 Bn, followed by equity ETFs/ETPs with US$1.04 Bn, and commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$667 Mn.
YTD through end of Q3 2016, ETFs/ETPs have seen net inflows of US$41.54 Bn. Fixed Income ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows YTD with US$26.50 Bn, followed by commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$12.15 Bn, and equity ETFs/ETPs with US$845 Mn.
iShares is the largest ETF/ETP provider in terms of assets with US$266 Bn, reflecting 46.9% market share; db x/db ETC is second with US$61 Bn and 10.8% market share, followed by Lyxor AM with US$52 Bn and 9.2% market share. The top three ETF/ETP providers, out of 56, account for 66.9% of European ETF/ETP assets.
iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in September with US$1.33 Bn, followed by Vanguard with US$942 Mn and UBS ETFs with US$414 Mn net inflows.