US exchange-traded products saw USD3.12bn of net cashflows during the week ending 19 March, a report by Deutsche Bank shows.
Equity and fixed income ETPs had inflows of USD1.76bn and USD1.20bn respectively, while commodity and currency ETPs had outflows of USD81m and USD24m respectively.
In the equity asset class, small cap ETPs had the highest inflows of USD1.45bn followed by regional global ex-US products, while US sector ETPs experienced the largest outflows of USD1.2bn, followed by leveraged ETPs.
In the fixed income ETPs area, sovereign ETPs had the most significant inflows, while local government funds had the largest outflows.
Within commodity ETPs, those tracking natural gas products saw the largest outflows. Meanwhile, broad commodity benchmark ETPs experienced the largest inflows.
ETP turnover increased by 3.4 per cent during the week and totalled USD60bn.
Equity ETP turnover experienced the largest increase. Turnover increased significantly for large cap and US sector ETPs.
The largest turnover increase within fixed income ETPs in the past week was on sovereign products. Commodity ETP turnover’s shy increase was mainly driven by gold, oil and natural gas.
US ETPs AUM rose by 1.1 per cent totalling USD809bn at the end of the week. Equity ETPs had the lion’s share with USD606bn and 75 per cent of market share, followed by fixed income funds with USD122bn and 15 per cent of market share.
There were five new listings during the week. ProShares added three ETFs to its short offering on NYSE Arca; two of them offer inverse access to a couple of US sectors and the remaining one to China. The other two funds were launched by First Trust on Nasdaq; they will aim to track companies in the copper and platinum sectors.