Assets under management of Asia Pacific exchange-traded funds rose 2.7 per cent in the week ending 23 July to USD65.2bn, according to research by Deutsche Bank.
The largest ETF by AUM is the iShares Asia Trust – iShares FTSE/Xinhua A50 China Tracker managed by BlackRock with AUM of USD7.4bn.
Monthly average daily turnover rose 5.2 per cent to USD823m.
The largest ETF by turnover was the iShares Asia Trust – iShares FTSE/Xinhua A50 China Tracker issued by BlackRock with USD189m accounting for 23.0 per cent of total turnover.
During the week Blackrock listed two sector ETFs tracking the Chinese A-Share Market consumer staples and consumer discretionary sectors. Both funds are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
There are 226 equity based ETFs in the Asia Pacific region with 318 listings across 12 countries and 15 exchanges. Japan has the largest market share by AUM accounting for 39.31 per cent of the whole market, whilst Hong Kong has the largest market share by turnover with 33.78 per cent.