There were three new listings in the Asia Pacific exchange-traded fund market during the week ending 29 October, a report by Deutsche Bank shows.
Nikko Asset Management launched three new equity ETP products in the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The new products track the S&P 500 Index, the Hang Seng China Enterprise Index and the S&P CNX Nifty Index.
Monthly average daily turnover remained at about the same level during the week at USD1,474m. The largest ETF by turnover was the iShares Asia Trust – iShares FTSE/Xinhua A50 China Tracker issued by BlackRock with USD 303m accounting for 20.5 per cent of total turnover.
Assets under management also remained at about the same level at USD75.9bn. The largest ETF by AUM is the Topix ETF managed by Nomura Asset Management with AUM of USD9.6bn.
There are 243 equity based ETFs in the Asia Pacific region with 336 listings across 12 countries and 15 exchanges. Japan has the largest market share by AUM accounting for 39.7 per cent of the whole market, whilst China has the largest market share by turnover with 38.78 per cent.