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ETF data provider ETFGI reports that assets invested in smart beta ETFs/ETPs globally reached a new record high of USD429 billion at the end of June 2016. The firm reports that record levels of assets were also reached at the end of June for smart beta ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States at USD390.20 billion, Canada with USD9.44 billion, Europe with USD26.70 billion, and in Japan with USD832 million. 

Year to date through end of June 2016, smart beta equity ETF/ETP assets have increased by 7.1 per cent from USD400 billion to USD429 billion, with a five-year CAGR of 31.3 per cent.
 
In June 2016, smart beta products saw net inflows of USD5.70 billion. Volatility factors gathered the largest net inflows with US$2.17 billion, followed by dividend factor based products with USD1.71 billion and value factor with USD1.592 million.
 
The firm writes that year to date, smart beta products have seen net inflows of USD16.15 billion. Volatility factors gathered the largest net inflows with USD14.32 billion, followed by value factor with USD6.83 billion and dividend factor based products with USD3.09 billion.
 
iShares gathered the largest smart beta ETF/ETP net inflows in June with USD4.11 billion, followed by Vanguard with USD1.26 billion and PowerShares with USD672 million net inflows.
 
Year to date, iShares gathered the largest smart beta ETF/ETP net inflows in 2016 with USD19.02 billion, followed by Vanguard with USD5.26 billion and Charles Schwab Investment Management with USD2.15 billion net inflows.

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