Monthly average daily turnover of Asia Pacific exchange-traded funds rose 3.7 per cent to USD779m in the week ending 16 April, according to research by Deutsche Bank.
The largest ETF by turnover was the China 50 ETF issued by China Asset Management with USD172m accounting for 22.0 per cent of total turnover.
Assets under management declined 2.9 per cent to USD61.6bn. The largest ETF by AUM is the Topix ETF managed by Nomura Asset Management with AUM of USD6.6bn.
There were three new listings during the week. Australian Index Investments increased its ETF offering in the Australian Stock Exchange to six after listing three new Australian sector funds. All the new listings were primary listings.
There are 213 equity based ETFs in the Asia Pacific region with 300 listings across 12 countries and 15 exchanges. Japan has the largest market share by AUM accounting for 42.93 per cent of the whole market, whilst China has the largest market share by turnover with 33.04 per cent.