Monthly average daily turnover of Asia Pacific exchange-traded funds rose 6.8 per cent in the week ending 5 November to USD1,574m, a report by Deutsche Bank shows.
The largest ETF by turnover was the iShares Asia Trust – iShares FTSE/Xinhua A50 China Tracker issued by BlackRock with USD327m accounting for 20.8 per cent of total turnover.
Assets under management rose 3.7 per cent to USD78.7bn.
The largest ETF by AUM is the Topix ETF managed by Nomura Asset Management with AUM of USD9.4bn.
There was one new listing during the week. Sensible Asset Management Hong Kong listed the first Asia-domiciled commodity ETF tracking gold on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
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 38.77 per cent of the whole market, whilst China has the largest market share by turnover with 40.42 per cent.