ETFGI’s analysis finds ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered US33.8 Bn in net new assets in July, pushing YTD NNA to US160.5 Bn, a new record level of NNA at this point in the year, outpacing the previous high of US149.9 Bn set in 2013. Assets declined slightly (0.4%) from their record high of US2.64 Tn in June to US2.62 Tn at the end of July. The global ETF/ETP industry now has 5,410 ETFs/ETPs, with 10,477 listings, from 222 providers listed on 60 exchanges, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s end July 2014 Global ETF and ETP industry insights report.
The ETF/ETP industries in Europe and Japan have gathered record levels of YTD NNA at US42.7 Bn and US14.9 Bn, respectively. New record highs in assets were reached at the end of July by ETF/ETP industries in Canada with US66 Bn, Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) with US103 Bn, and Japan with US91.5 Bn……………………………………..Full Article: Source