Assets under management of Asia Pacific exchange-traded products decreased by USD1.7bn and ended at USD116.5bn last week, according to figures releases by Deutsche Bank.
On a year-to-date basis, Asia Pacific ETP market is up by USD25bn or 27.3 per cent above last year’s closing.
Asia Pacific ETP turnover totalled USD6.6bn last week, eight per cent down from the previous week’s total.
South Korea continued to top the turnover ranking with USD2.6bn, followed by China (USD1.4bn), Hong Kong (USD1.3bn), Japan (USD0.6bn), and Taiwan (USD0.2bn).
Among equity ETFs, the emerging country, leveraged strategy, Asia Pacific developed country, and short strategy ETFs had total turnovers of USD3.1bn, USD1.4bn, USD1.0bn, and USD0.6bn respectively. Among the commodity asset class, turnover in gold ETPs totalled USD159m.