August saw global ETFs hit USD9.73 trillion in assets, with record year to date inflows of USD834.21, beating the prior record of USD433.25 billion gathered in 2017, according to data collectors ETFGI.
The USD834.21 billion year to date of net inflows are USD344.02 billion higher than the full year 2020 record net inflows USD762.77 billion. Some USD1.78 trillion in net inflows were gathered in the past 12 months.
Assets increased 21.8% YTD in 2021, going from USD7.99 trillion at end of 2020, to USD9.73 trillion, in the 27th month of consecutive net inflows. Equity ETFs and ETPs listed in the US gathered a record USD581.25 billion in YTD net inflows 2021.