At the end of quarter three 2010 there were 153 exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in Canada with 199 listings and assets of USD35.3bn from six providers on one exchange, according to a report by BlackRock.
Since the end of 1999, assets in Canadian ETFs/ETPs have increased 8,634.7 per cent, which represents a CAGR of 51.6 per cent.
Assets in ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada have increased by 23.7 per cent year-to-date to USD35.3bn, which is more than the 6.4 per cent increase in the MSCI Canada Index in US dollar terms over the same period.
Year to date, ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada have seen net inflows of USD3.1bn, with USD1.8bn of net new assets going into fixed income ETFs/ETPs and USD1.4bn into equity ETFs/ETPs.
In 2009, ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada had net inflows of USD7.1bn, of which USD3.2bn went into ETFs/ETPs tracking equity indices.