ETF data provider ETFGI reports that assets invested in active ETFs/ETPs listed globally reached a new record of USD59 billion at the end of July 2017.
The firm claims record levels of assets were reached at the end of July for active ETFs/ETPs listed globally with USD59.40 billion, USD38.33 billion in the United States, USD9.23 billion in Canada, USD7.91 billion in Europe and USD3.84 billion in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan).
At the end of July 2017, the global active ETF/ETP industry had 365 ETFs/ETPs, with 433 listings, assets of USD59 billion, from 77 providers on 20 exchanges.
In July 2017, active ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of USD1.90 billion. Active ETF/ETP assets have increased globally by 4.7 per cent from USD56.75 billion in June 2017 to USD59.40 billion in July 2017. 64.5 per cent of the global assets in active ETFs/ETPs are 191 active products that are domiciled and listed in the United States, according to ETFGI. 72.4 per cent of the assets in active ETFs/ETPs are 115 active fixed income products.
First Trust gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in July with USD504 million, followed by Lyxor AM with USD271 million and Source with USD153 million net inflows.