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Canadian ETF assets reached new record high in January


Assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada reached a new record high of USD89 billion at the end January 2017 surpassing the prior record of USD84 billion set at the end of December 2016 according to ETF data provider, ETFGI.  

ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada gathered USD1.26 billion of net new assets in January marking the fourth consecutive month of net inflows, and at the end of January 2017, the Canadian ETF industry had 463 ETFs, with 622 listings, assets of USD89 billion, from 19 providers listed on two exchanges.

ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada gathered net inflows of USD1.26 billion in January, compared with USD56 million in net inflows at this point last year according to ETFGI’s Deborah Fuhr (pictured).

 Equity ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of USD614 million in January, which is greater than the net outflows of USD581 million over the same period last year.
Fixed income ETFs/ETPs experienced net inflows of USD353 million in January, which is less than the same period last year which saw net inflows of USD629 million.

Commodity ETFs/ETPs saw net outflows of USD10 million in January, which compares to net outflows of USD6 million over the same period last year.
BMO AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in January with USD602 million, followed by Vanguard with USD241 million and RBC Global AM with USD107 million net inflows.

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