ETFGI reports assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe reached a new record high of 567 billion US dollars ETFGI, the leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, today reported assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe were US$556 billion down from the record high US$567 Bn reached at the end of Q3 2016…..
Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner at ETFGI
Net flows gathered by ETFs/ETPs in November were US$3.59 Bn of net new assets gathered during the month marking the 27th consecutive month of net inflows, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s November 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report (click here to view the ETFGI asset growth chart for ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe).
Record levels of assets under management were reached at the end of November for ETFs/ETPs listed globally at US$3.445 trillion, in the United States at US$2.471 trillion and in Canada at US$83.4 billion.
“The US market had a good month in November with the S&P 500 up 3.7% and the DJIA increased 5.9%. The strong dollar caused currency headwinds for international markets International equity markets. The S&P Developed Ex-U.S. BMI declined 1.8% while the S&P Emerging BMI was down 4.7%. In Europe S&P Europe 350 gained 1.24% in November, with almost all the gains attributable to the U.K. pound rising faster than the British stock market fell. During November the VIX declined dramatically by 21.9%” according to Deborah Fuhr, co-founder and managing partner at ETFGI.
At the end of November 2016, the European ETF/ETP industry had 2,228 ETFs/ETPs, with 7,023 listings, assets of US$556 Bn, from 56 providers listed on 25 exchanges in 21 countries.
ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe gathered net inflows of $3.59 Bn in November. Year to date, net inflows stand at $50.51 Bn. At this point last year there were net inflows of $72.64 Bn.
Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered net inflows of $7.81 Bn in November, bringing year to date net inflows to
$11.89 Bn, which is less than the net inflows of $42.27 Bn over the same period last year.
Fixed income ETFs and ETPs experienced net outflows of $3.82 Bn in November, reducing year to date net inflows to $23.70 Bn, which is less than the same period last year which saw net inflows of $24.92 Bn.
Commodity ETFs/ETPs saw net outflows of $398 Mn in November. Year to date, net inflows are at
$12.70 Bn, compared to net inflows of $1.21 Bn over the same period last year.
BNP Paribas Easy gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in November with US$1.54 Bn, followed by Vanguard with US$883 Mn and Source with US$718 Mn net inflows.
YTD, iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows YTD with US$28.53 Bn, followed by ETF Securities with US$5.22 Bn and SPDR ETFs with US$4.61 Bn net inflows.