Asia-Pacific ETP AUM remained flat last week and ended at USD111bn. On a year-to-date basis, Asia-Pacific ETP market is up by USD19bn or 21% above last year’s closing.
Turnover totalled USD4.5bn for last week, 2% down from the previous week’s total. South Korea continued to be on top of the turnover ranking with USD2.2bn, followed by China (USD0.7bn), Hong Kong (USD0.6bn), Japan (USD0.6bn), and Australia (USD0.2bn). Among Equity ETFs, Emerging Country, Leveraged Strategy, Short Strategy, and Asia Pac Developed Country ETFs had total turnover of USD1.5bn, USD1.1bn, USD0.7bn, and USD0.8bn respectively. Under the Commodity asset class, turnover in Gold ETPs totalled USD99m for the last week.Assets
Two new products were launched in the Asia-Pacific ETP market during last week. Krung Thai Asset Management listed one equity ETF on the Thailand Stock Exchange offering exposure to the Hang Seng Index. Fuh-Hwa Securities Investment Trust made its debut with a maiden equity ETF listing on Taiwan Stock Exchange tracking the CSI 300 Index.