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February 2016 was record month of ETF trading with £6.8bln value traded on LSE’s order-book. This was +4% on the previous all time record set in January 2015.....


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Lida Eslami


In addition, it was a very strong month for new listings:

30 ETFs listed in February:

11 SPDR fixed income ETFs, providing exposure to US Treasury and European Government bonds.

9 UBS ETFs – 8 smart beta products, providing alternative factor exposure to US and European equity, and 1 fixed income ETF.

4 Vanguard fixed income ETFs tracking US and European corporate and government bond indexes  

4 Amundi equity based products including a product tracking the Russell 2000 and one providing exposure to Japan, a key space of growth for ETFs in the past year.

 2 Source equity based ETFs providing US exposure to both the financial services and the real estate sector of the US business industry.

37 ETFs/ETPs have been listed in 2016 so far, 11 more than for the same period last year – a 42% increase. January saw the listing of the first ETF to provide exposure to Israel and their Tel-Aviv 25 Index from iShares, as well as the world’s first Euro Stoxx High Dividend Low Volatility ETF from Invesco Powershares.

893 ETFs and 395 ETPs now listed on London Stock Exchange.

Lida Eslami, Manager – Fixed Income, London Stock Exchange said: “London is the premier listing and trading venue for ETFs in Europe and we are delighted to see such a strong start to 2016. There has been exciting growth in secondary market trading on our markets and we expect appetite for these products to remain very strong.”

Source: ETFWorld - London Stock Exchange

 

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