Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in Europe suffered net outflows of USD3.1 billion in September, but they gathered a record USD47.4 billion in net new assets through the end of Q3 2014, according to ETFGI.
That surpasses the previous high of USD28.0 billion set in the first three quarters of 2011.
The European ETF/ETP industry had 2,081 ETFs/ETPs, with 6,233 listings, assets of USD455.8 billion, from 51 providers on 26 exchanges, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s end Q3 2014 Global ETF and ETP industry insights report.
Year-to-date NNA flows reached record levels for the ETF/ETP industries in Japan at USD15.0 billion, Europe at USD47.4 billion, and globally at USD199.0 billion.
In September 2014, ETFs/ETPs saw net outflows of USD3.1 billion. Equity ETFs/ETPs experienced the largest net outflows with USD1.9 billion, followed by commodity ETFs/ETPs with USD808 million, and fixed income ETFs/ETPs with USD798 million in net outflows.
Vanguard gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in September with USD1.1 billion, followed by Amundi with USD771 million, DB x-trackers/ETCs with USD663 million, Lyxor with USD582 million and UBS with USD439 million.
iShares is the largest ETF/ETP provider in terms of assets with USD209.8 billion, reflecting 46.0 per cent market share; db x/db ETC is second with USD54.4 billion and 11.9 per cent market share, followed by Lyxor AM with USD47.8 billion and 10.5 per cent market share. The top three ETF/ETP providers, out of 51, account for 68.4 per cent of European ETF/ETP assets, while the remaining 48 providers each have less than five per cent market share.