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Assets in ETFs and ETPs reach new record high in the US in January


ETFs and ETPs listed in the US reached a new record high of USD2.641 trillion at the end of January, narrowly beating the prior record of USD2.640 trillion set at the end of December 2016, according to data providers ETFGI.

ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States gathered USD41.84 billion of net new assets in January marking the 11th consecutive month of net inflows and te US industry had 1,984 ETFs/ETPs, with assets of USD2.641 trillion, from 107 providers listed on three exchanges.

This time last year there were net outflows of USD468 million in US ETFs/ETPs. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered net inflows of USD28.50 billion in January, according to Deborah Fuhr (pictured), managing partner and co-founder of ETFGI, compared with net outflows of USD16.36 billion over the same period last year.

Fixed income ETFs and ETPs experienced net inflows of USD12.57 billion in January, which is greater than the same period last year which saw net inflows of USD11.98 billion.

Commodity ETFs/ETPs accumulated net inflows of USD168 million in January, compared with net inflows of USD2.34 billion over the same period last year.
iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in January with USD15.82 billion, followed by Vanguard with USD14.77 billion and Schwab ETFs with USD2.20 billion net inflows.

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