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Morningstar has published a review of the European ETF market for the first quarter 2024, which finds that it gathered EUR44.5 billion of flows, down from EUR47.4 billion in the last quarter of 2023.
ETF data consultant ETFGI reports that assets invested in the global ETF industry reached a new record of USD12.71 trillion at the end of March.
Calastone has published an ETF white paper which examines several of the processes that take place across the lifecycle of an ETF, assesses the industry’s state of readiness to tackle change, and looks at how ETF asset servicers need to adapt to surmount these challenges. 
Adapting product lines to fit into changing methodologies and meet shifting demand is essential to remaining relevant in the industry and imperative to the product rationalization process, according to the latest from Cerulli Associates in the US.
Three non-North American launches this week offered exposure to themes including rising dividends, energy transition metals and crypto, offering exposure to bitcoin and Ethereum.
Investors urgently need greater access to diversified investment strategies aligned with the Paris Agreement on climate change if the world is to avoid temperature rises well above 1.5 degrees Celsius, Tabula warns.
BlackRock writes that USD126.5 billion was added to global ETPs in March, the highest inflow month of the year so far, up from the USD109.7 billion added in February.
Fixed Income ETFs attracted USD1 billion net new assets (NNA) in March, taking the year-to-date total for Q1 to USD12.1 billion according to Invesco.
Electronic marketplace operator Tradeweb Markets Inc has reported total trading volume for the month of March 2024 of USD36.2 trillion. Average daily volume (ADV) for the month was USD1.81trillion, an increase of 19.9 per cent year-over-year (YoY). 
A quiet week of launches in the non-North American sector brings us ETCs based on bitcoin and Ethereum from Xtrackers, plus a new index from Solactive, who has partnered with CEPRES to bring us the US Private Equity Replicator Index.
10 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.
The Quantalys Harvest Group Survey on ETF Management, in partnership with BNP Paribas Asset Management, has published its European overview of the ETF market.
Delegates at ALFI’s 2024 Global Asset Management Conference held at the European Convention Center in March saw chair Jean‑Marc Goy admit that this year the fund industry is confronted with an uncertain and unstable economic and geopolitical environment, buffeted by high inflation and interest rates. 
A busy week for non-North American launches with a range of ETF and index launches including the mighty BlackRock bringing active ETF strategies to Europe and new offerings in the digital asset space.
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