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ETFs see USD10.8bn inflows in February


ETFs/ETPs listed globally have gathered USD10.80 billion in net new assets in February 2016, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s February 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report. ETFs/ETPs listed globally have now gathered net inflows for 25 consecutive months.

 In the first two months of 2016 record levels of net new assets have been gathered by ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex-Japan with net inflows of USD6.41billion and in ETFs/ETPs listed in Japan where USD9.24 billion has been gathered year to date, according to ETFGI.  Year to date a record level of net new assets have been gathered by commodity ETFs/ETPs with USD12.28 billion, leveraged ETFs/ETPs with USD5.61 and Inverse ETFs/ETPs with USD1.41 billion.
According to ETFGI, the global ETF/ETP industry had 6,200 ETFs/ETPs, with 11,963 listings, assets of USD2.85 trillion, from 279 providers listed on 64 exchanges in 51 countries.
“February was another volatile month for equity markets which drove investors to invest net flows into government bonds and gold.   The S&P 500 closed the month down 0.13 per cent. Despite recent uncertainty, emerging markets gain 0.31 per cent in February, while developed markets outside of the U.S. declined 1 per cent” says Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI.
In February 2016, ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of USD10.81 Billion.  Fixed income ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with USD13.64 Billion, followed by commodity ETFs/ETPs with USD8.89 billion, while equity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows of USD12.95 billion
The net inflows of USD8.91 billion into Commodity ETFs/ETPs in February 2016 is a record high. The previous high was USD6.72 billion gathered in September 2012.
Vanguard gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in February with USD4.18 billion, followed by iShares with USD3.10 billion and Nomura AM with USD1.49 billion net inflows.
According to ETFGI, year to date, Vanguard gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with USD8.08 billion, followed by Nomura AM with USD5.71 billion and iShares with USD3.56 billion net inflows.
S&P Dow Jones has the largest amount of ETF/ETP assets tracking its benchmarks reflecting 27.3 per cent market share; MSCI is second with 14.3 per cent market share, followed by FTSE Russell with a 12.3 per cent market share.

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