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Asia Pacific ex Japan ETFs and ETPs gather USD2.42 billion dollars in net new assets in Feb, says ETFGI


ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan gathered net inflows of USD2.42 billion in February 2016, according to data from ETFGI’s February 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report. 

In the first two months of 2016 ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan have gathered a record level of USD6.41 billion.

The Asia Pacific ex Japan ETF industry had 817 ETFs/ETPs, with 960 listings, assets of USD108 billion, from 115 providers listed on 18 exchanges in 14 countries at the end of February 2016.

“February was another volatile month for equity markets. 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 US declined 1 per cent,” says to Deborah Fuhr (pictured), managing partner at ETFGI.

In February 2016, ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan saw net inflows of USD2.42 billion. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with USD1.28 billion, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with USD507 million, and commodity ETFs/ETPs with USD474 C.

CSOP/China Southern gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in February with USD852 million, followed by Yuanta with USD314 million and HSBC/Hang Seng with USD253 million net inflows.

YTD, Samsung AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows YTD with USD1.08 billion, followed by E Fund Mgt with USD775 million and Yuanta with USD744 million net inflows.

CSI has the largest amount of ETF/ETP assets tracking its benchmarks reflecting 24.0 per cent market share; Hang Seng is second 18.8 per cent market share, followed by Korea Exchange with 12.0 per cent market share

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