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As the ETF industry reaches a milestone of USD12.71 trillion in global assets, Brown Brothers Harriman writes that its 2024 Global ETF Investor Survey finds that investors plan to further increase their use of ETFs in the next year, while also expanding the number of ETF providers they invest with.
Matteo Greco, Research Analyst at Fineqia International writes that bitcoin closed last week at approximately USD66,300, marking a 7.8 per cent increase from the previous week's closing value of around USD61,500.
HSBC Asset Management’s (HSBC AM) ETF and Indexing business has passed USD100 billion in assets under management (AUM), reflecting its rapid expansion over the past four years.
There were two launches this week from the non-North American region.
13 new ETF offerings were launched for the week, each with a distinct value proposition for investors. Detailed below are the respective launches from each asset manager.
Amundi’s ETF Market Flows Analysis for April reveals that investors added EUR54.1 billion to global ETFs in April with equities gaining EUR31.2 billion and fixed income strategies adding EUR21.4 billion. These flows were lower compared to March, reflecting investors’ lack of clarity over the future direction of interest rates, the firm writes.
VanEck has reached USD10 billion in assets under management in Europe for the first time in April 2024.
Global index revenues increased 9.3 per cent in 2023, totalling a record USD5.8 billion, according to a benchmark study published by Burton Taylor International Consulting, part of TP ICAP’s Parameta Solutions division.
ARK Invest Europe has appointed Paul Spells as Director of Northern European Sales.
Gold ETPs and metals funds will benefit the most from positive flows into the commodities sector this year, with an ESG focus crucial to maximising inflows, says European ETF provider Tabula Investment Management.
ETF investment platform InvestEngine has announced it has passed GBP500 million in assets under management (AUM), a 70 per cent increase in assets in the past four months, with the firm writing that this comes as the company’s growth trajectory reaches new heights.
LSEG Lipper data shows that ETF promoters in Europe enjoyed estimated net inflows (+EUR11.4 billion) for April 2024. 
Fixed income (FI) flows rose to USD27.4 billion in April, as rates flows picked up and emerging market debt (EMD) turned positive for the first time this year.
Fixed income ETFs attracted USD5.7 billion net new assets (NNA) in April, taking the year-to-date total to USD17.9 billion, according to Invesco.
No new non-North American launches this week after a busy week in April, which you can see here.
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