ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that assets invested in active ETFs/ETPs listed globally have increased by 30.5% in the first half of 2017, according to ETFGI's June 2017 global active ETF and ETP industry insights report an annual paid for research subscription service.
YTD through end of June 2017, active ETF/ETP assets have increased by 30.5% from $43.46 Bn to reach a new record of $56.74 Bn.
(All dollar values in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted)
At the end of June 2017, the global active ETF/ETP industry had 364 ETFs/ETPs, with 432 listings, assets of $57 Bn, from 78 providers listed on 18 exchanges in 14 countries. According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI:
Equity markets have performed well in the first half of 2017: the S&P 500 gained 9.34%, international equity markets outside the US were up 14.27% and emerging markets were up 16.69%. Political risks remain a focus for investors - the ability of the Trump administration to move forward on policy goals and hearings on Capitol Hill, Brexit negotiations, and North Korea is still an area of concern.
65.5% of the assets in active ETFs/ETPs are in the 190 active products that are domiciled and listed in the United States. 72.9% of the assets in active ETFs/ETPs are in the 116 active fixed income products.
Active ETFs/ETPs gathered net inflows of $2.68 Bn in June marking the 30th consecutive month of net inflows. YTD through end of June 2017,active ETFs/ETPs have gathered net inflows of $12.95 Bn.
Samsung AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in June with $527 Mn, followed by First Trust with $458 Mn and KB AM with $436 Mn net inflows.
YTD, First Trust gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with $2.55 Bn, followed by PIMCO with $1.31 Bn and SPDR ETFs with $1.06 Bn net inflows.
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