ETFGI Reports Assets In European-Listed ETFs And ETPs Increased By Record $194 Billion During 2017 To New High Of $766 Billion At End Of October

by: Deborah Fuhr

Summary

ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe increased by a record $194B.

According to ETFGI’s October 2017 Europe ETF and ETP industry insights report, an annual paid-for research subscription service, assets invested in European-listed ETFs and ETPs grew by $194 Bn YTD.

The increase of 33.8%, from $573 Bn at the end of 2016 to a record high of $766 Bn at the end of October 2017.

ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe increased by a record $194 billion during the first 10 months of 2017, to reach a new high of $766 billion at the end of October. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted).

According to ETFGI's October 2017 Europe ETF and ETP industry insights report, an annual paid-for research subscription service, assets invested in European-listed ETFs and ETPs grew by $194 Bn year-to-date, the largest absolute annual increase on record; more than doubling the previous record increase of $92 Bn for the whole of 2009. The increase of 33.8%, from $573 Bn at the end of 2016 to a record high of $766 Bn at the end of October 2017, also represents the greatest proportional annual increase in assets since 2009 when markets recovered following the 2008 financial crisis.

Year-to-date, through end of October 2017, ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe saw record net inflows of $94.8 Bn; 70.1% more than net inflows for the whole of 2016, and 38% more than the previous YTD record for the same period of $68.7 Bn set in October 2015. October 2017 also marked the 37th consecutive month of net inflows into European ETFs/ETPs, with $9.07 Bn gathered during the month.

Almost one third of these flows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $29.9 Bn during 2017. The iShares JP Morgan EM Local Government Bond UCITS ETF (SEML LN) on its own accounted for net inflows of $2.86 Bn.

Top 20 ETFs by new new assets: Europe

Name

Country listed

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
 Oct-17

ADV
(US$ Mn)
Oct-17

NNA
(US$ Mn)
YTD 2017

iShares JP Morgan EM Local Government Bond UCITS ETF

U.K.

SEML LN

6,635

47.5

2,864

AMUNDI ETF FLOATING RATE USD CORPORATE UCITS ETF - HEDGED EUR

France

AFLE FP

3,640

11.1

2,206

iShares J.P. Morgan USD EM Bond UCITS ETF

U.K.

SEMB LN

8,206

44.3

2,196

iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets IMI UCITS ETF

U.K.

EMIM LN

7,566

36.4

2,184

iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF

U.K.

IWDA LN

12,091

81.9

1,962

iShares Core EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF (ACC)

Switzerland

CSSX5E SW

4,999

71.5

1,802

iShares EURO STOXX Banks 30-15 UCITS ETF (DE)

Germany

SX7EEX GY

3,165

54.5

1,525

iShares J.P. Morgan $ Emerging Markets Bond EUR Hedged UCITS ETF

U.K.

EMBE LN

2,960

11.8

1,437

iShares EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF (DE)

Germany

SX5EEX GY

11,111

142.6

1,433

iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF

Switzerland

CSSPX SW

23,966

128.8

1,418

AMUNDI ETF MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF

France

AEEM FP

3,309

41.8

1,371

SPDR Barclays Emerging Markets Local Bond UCITS ETF

Germany

SYBM GY

3,161

15.7

1,365

iShares Core MSCI Japan IMI UCITS ETF

U.K.

IJPA LN

3,408

25.7

1,216

db x-trackers MSCI USA Index UCITS ETF (DR) - 1C

Germany

XD9U GY

3,538

20.5

1,149

iShares MSCI Europe Value Factor UCITS ETF

U.K.

IEFV LN

1,707

9.4

1,026

AMUNDI ETF Floating Rate USD Corporate UCITS ETF

France

AFLT FP

1,339

31.1

971

Lyxor S&P 500 UCITS ETF - D-USD

U.K.

LSPU LN

1,546

11.8

962

UBS ETFs plc - MSCI ACWI SF UCITS ETF (hedged to USD) A-acc

Switzerland

ACWIU SW

1,482

8.4

953

iShares Edge MSCI USA Value Factor UCITS ETF

U.K.

IUVL LN

1,188

4.8

925

UBS ETFs plc - MSCI ACWI SF UCITS ETF (hedged to CHF) A-acc

Switzerland

ACWIS SW

1,324

-

911

Similarly, the top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered US$4.54 Bn year-to-date during 2017.

Top 10 ETPs by net new assets: Europe

Name

Country listed

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
 Oct-17

ADV
(US$ Mn)
Oct-17

NNA
(US$ Mn)
YTD 2017

Xetra Gold EUR

Germany

4GLD GY

7,075

9.4

1,611

Source Physical Gold ETC (P-ETC)

U.K.

SGLD LN

4,771

16.3

1,287

iShares Physical Gold ETC

U.K.

SGLN LN

3,081

17.9

669

db Physical Gold Euro Hedged ETC

Germany

XAD1 GY

1,378

7.6

322

db Physical Gold ETC

U.K.

XGLD LN

753

1.5

154

ETFS Physical Gold

U.K.

PHAU LN

6,014

24.5

154

ETFS Physical Swiss Gold

U.K.

SGBS LN

586

1.5

122

Boost EURO STOXX 50 3x Leverage Daily ETP

U.K.

3EUL LN

113

2.4

81

ETFS GBP Daily Hedged Physical Gold (GBSP)

U.K.

GBSP LN

167

1.4

75

Boost Natural Gas 3x Leverage Daily ETP

U.K.

3NGL LN

39

4.4

69

Equity ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe saw net inflows of $7.35 Bn in October 2017, bringing year-to-date net inflows to $58.9 Bn, which is greater than the net inflows of $4.45 Bn over the same period last year. Fixed income ETFs and ETPs experienced net inflows of $1.32 Bn in October, growing year-to-date net inflows to $24.1 Bn, which is less than the same period last year which saw net inflows of $27.5 Bn. Commodity ETFs/ETPs accumulated net inflows of $406 Mn in October.

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