Asia-Pacific ETP AUM declined by USD0.7bn last week and ended at USD99.9bn, according to figures released by Deutsche Bank. On a year to date basis, Asia-Pacific ETP market is up by USD8.4bn or 9.2% above last year’s closing.
Asia-Pacific ETP turnover totalled USD5.2bn for the last week, 14.5% down from the previous week’s total. South Korea continues to be on top of the turnover ranking with USD1.6bn, followed by China (USD1.4bn), Hong Kong (USD1.3bn), Japan (USD0.5bn), and Taiwan (USD0.1bn). Among Equity ETFs, Emerging Country, Asia Pac Developed Country, Leveraged Strategy, and Short Strategy ETFs had total turnover of USD2.6bn, USD0.8bn, USD0.7bn and USD0.5bn respectively. Under the Commodity asset class, turnover in Gold ETPs totalled USD113m for the last week.
Last week, only one new product was launched in the Asia-Pacific ETP market. New entrant Canara Robeco listed one Gold ETF on National Stock Exchange (India) tracking domestic price of physical gold.