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Assets in global ETFs and ETPs reach a new milestone of $6.37tn

Monday, February 17, 2020

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of US$67.15 billion at the end of January 2020, which is significantly higher than the US$17.23 billion gathered at this point last year.

Assets invested in the global ETFs/ETPs industry increased by 0.4%, from US$6.35 trillion at the end of December 2019 to US$6.37 trillion at the end of January, according to ETFGI's January 2020 Global ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report.

The $67.15 Bn in net inflows gathered in January is the 8th highest monthly inflow on record and significantly larger than the $17.23 Bn gathered in January 2019.

Year-to-date net inflows of $67.15 Bn are the 2nd highest behind only January 2018 with $105.59 Bn.

Equity products have gathered more net inflows than fixed income products as of the end of January.

"During January the S&P 500 lost 0.04% as markets were affected by the Coronavirus outbreak and offset any optimism on the trade talks with China. Global equities as measured by the S&P Global BMI were also down 1.33% and the S&P Emerging BMI declined 4.3% as well," said Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder, and owner of ETFGI.

The Global ETFs/ETPs industry had 7,961 ETFs/ETPs, with 15,944 listings from 440 providers on 70 exchanges in 58 countries at the end of January.

During January 2020, ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $67.15 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $34.39 Bn during Janu......................

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