Thomson Reuters Lipper’s latest European ETF Market Review shows that European promoters of ETFs saw net inflows of EUR6.6 billion in September.
Detlef Glow (pictured), Head of EMEA research at Thomson Reuters Lipper and author of the report says: “This was a significant increase compared to the net inflows of EUR3.1 billion for August but still below the rolling 12-month average of EUR6.7 billion.
So far, this year, the overall net inflows into ETFs in Europe stands at EUR67.8 billion. The assets under management in the European ETF industry (EUR598.7 billion) increased for September, up from EUR581.6 billion at the end of August.
Equity ETFs (+EUR5.9 billion) posted the highest net inflows of the European ETF industry for September. The best-selling Lipper global classification for September was Equity Eurozone (+EUR1.3 billion), followed by Equity Emerging Markets Global (+EUR1.0 billion) and Equity Sector Financials (+EUR0.9 billion).
iShares was the best selling ETF promoter in Europe for September (+EUR3.7 billion), far ahead of Amundi ETF (+EUR1.1 billion) and Lyxor ETF (+EUR1.1 billion). The 10 best-selling funds gathered total net inflows of EUR2.7 billion for September. The best-selling ETF for September, iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc), accounted for net inflows of EUR0.5 billion or 7.43 per cent of the overall net inflows.