LONDON — July 18, 2016 — ETFGI the leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, today reported ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan gathered US$3 billion in net new assets in June 2016, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s June 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report (click here to view the ETFGI asset growth chart for ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan).
Record levels of assets were also reached at the end of June for ETFs/ETPs listed globally at US$3.177 trillion, in the United States at US$2.256 trillion, in Japan which reached US$147.67 billion and in Canada with US$79.42 billion.
At the end of June 2016, the Asia Pacific ex-Japan ETF/ETP industry had 873 ETFs/ETPs, with 1,023 listings, assets of US$123 Bn, from 116 providers listed on 18 exchanges in 14 countries.
“Markets and investors around the world were engulfed in the chaos following what many saw as the unexpected result of the UK’s June 23rd vote. Volatility was up significantly during the month. The S&P 500 index was up just 0.3%. Emerging markets were up 3.94% while developed markets ex-US declined 2.87%. There is still uncertainty in the markets due to questions on when and how Brexit changes will be implement and the many changes happening in UK political parties” according to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI.
In June 2016, ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex-Japan saw net inflows of US$3.05 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$1.13 Bn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$866 Mn, and commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$19 Mn.
YTD through end of June 2016, ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex-Japan have gathered a record level of net inflows of US$11.06 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows YTD with US$4.75 Bn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with a record level of US$2.62 Bn in YTD net inflows, and commodity ETFs/ETPs with a record level of US$638 Mn in YTD net inflows.
Yuanta gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in June with US$776 Mn, followed by KB AM with US$476 Mn and SPDR ETFs with US$417 Mn net inflows.
YTD, CSOP/China Southern gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows YTD with US$2.47 Bn, followed by Yuanta with US$1.44 Bn and SPDR ETFs with US$1.08 Bn in net inflows.
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ETFGI is the leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, based in London, England. Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, co-founder, ETFGI website www.etfgi.com.
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