ETFGI reports that assets invested in ETFs listed in Latin America reached USD7.99 billion at the end of June 2018; increasing by 3.91 per cent from USD7.69 billion at the end of May.
Assets invested in ETFs listed Latin America increased by 3.91 per cent during June 2018 to reach USD7.99 billion.
Year-to-date, assets have increased by 17.6 per cent, from USD6.80 Bn at the end of 2017. In June 2018, ETFs listed in the region saw net inflows of USD273 million.
At the end of June 2018, the Latin America ETF industry had 47 ETFs, with 1,079 listings, from 33 providers on five exchanges.
In June 2018, ETFs listed in Latin America saw net inflows of USD273 million. Equity products gathered the largest net inflows with USD215 million, while inverse ETFs experienced the lowest net inflows with virtually zero flows.
Year-to-date through end of June, ETFs listed in Latin America have seen net inflows of USD1.72 billion. Equity products have gathered the largest net inflows with USD1.72 billion, while currency ETFs experienced the largest net outflows with USD28.9 million.
ETFGI writes that investors have tended to invest in core, market cap and lower cost ETFs during 2018, with the iShares NAFTRAC (NAFTRAC MM) and Fondo Bursátil iShares COLCAP (ICOLCAP CB) capturing flows of USD1.20 billion and USD174 million, respectively. A high proportion of net inflows year-to-date can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered USD1.91 billion.