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ETFGI report on ETFs and ETPs in Europe – April 2019

ETFGI reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe gathered net inflows of US$3.95 billion in April, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$35.54 billion. ….

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By Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner at ETFGI


Assets invested in the European ETF/ETP industry finished the month up 2.60%, from US$859.51 billion at the end of March to US$882.20 billion. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)

Highlights

– Assets invested in the European ETF/ETP industry reach $882.20 Bn in April 2019, the highest on record.

– 55th consecutive month of net inflows into ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe.

– April 11th marked the 19th Anniversary of the listing of the first ETFs in Europe.

– Assets invested in the European ETF/ETP industry have risen 14.9% year-to-date.

“Markets appear to have returned to the relative calm they had grown accustomed to over the past few years. Returns for developed indices were higher in April compared to March.

The S&P 500 finished April up 4.05%, with year-to-date returns of 13.7%, marking its best quarter since ‘09.

The S&P Europe 350 fell -1.42% in March, as economic data from the region continues to send mixed signals, bringing year-to-date returns to 11.85%.

The Topix 150 in Japan was up 1.14% in April, bringing year-to-date returns of 3.77%. Emerging & Frontier returns continued to outpace developed markets.

The S&P Emerging BMI and Frontier BMI finished March up 1.11% and -0.87%%, bringing year to date returns to 6.12% and 9.87%, respectively.” according to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner and founder of ETFGI.

At the end of April 2019, the European ETF/ETP industry had 2,330 ETFs/ETPs, from 69 providers listed on 29 exchanges.

Following net inflows of $3.95 Bn and market moves during the month, assets invested in the European ETF/ETP industry increased by 2.60% from $859.51 Bn at the end of March, to $882.20 Bn.

Growth in European ETF and ETP assets as of the end of April 2019

Equity ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe saw net outflows of $726.00 Mn in April, bringing net inflows for 2019 to $9.45 Bn, substantially less than the $21.27 Bn in net inflows equity products had attracted by the end of April 2018.

Fixed income ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe attracted net inflows of $4.42 Bn in April, bringing net inflows for 2019 to $24.24 Bn, considerably greater than the $4.94 Bn in net inflows fixed income products had attracted by the end of April 2018.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETF’s by net new assets, which collectively gathered $8.21 Bn in April, the iShares € High Yield Corp Bond UCITS ETF gathered $836.85 Mn alone.

Top 20 ETFs by net new assets April 2019: Europe

NameTicker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
Apr-19

NNA
(US$ Mn)
YTD-19

NNA
(US$ Mn)
Apr-19

iShares € High Yield Corp Bond UCITS ETFIHYG LN

7,586.52

1,911.14

836.85

iShares J.P. Morgan EM Local Govt Bond UCITS ETFSEML LN

9,766.41

3,062.44

777.95

AMUNDI ETF S&P 500 UCITS ETF USD D500USD SW

2,137.25

616.14

625.96

AMUNDI ETF S&P 500 UCITS ETF EUR C500 FP

2,797.69

618.32

513.14

Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF (DR) – 1DXIEE GY

1,218.67

482.06

447.39

iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETFIWDA LN

17,577.09

1,351.43

430.71

iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor UCITS ETFIUQA LN

1,058.91

909.93

430.20

Amundi Index MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF DRAEME FP

2,045.68

871.44

418.29

iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Dist)IMEU LN

5,724.31

388.87

396.05

Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Index UCITS ETFXMME GY

1,982.98

618.61

383.31

Invesco MSCI Saudi Arabia UCITS ETFMSAU LN

718.96

521.51

351.16

Xtrackers S&P 500 Swap UCITS ETFD5BM GY

5,575.98

725.52

333.16

Invesco S&P 500 ETFSPXS LN

5,267.65

847.22

314.66

iShares MSCI EMU UCITS ETFCSEMU SW

2,083.71

129.30

306.29

iShares Core MSCI EM IMI UCITS ETFEMIM LN

13,301.45

1,578.59

305.69

iShares Core € Corp Bond UCITS ETFIEBC LN

10,899.83

2,326.37

300.73

iShares NASDAQ 100 UCITS ETFCSNDX SW

3,305.64

663.02

290.20

PIMCO US Dollar Short Maturity ETFMINT LN

3,404.44

979.71

256.89

Deka DAX UCITS ETFETFDAX GY

2,339.54

144.42

246.26

iShares $ Treasury Bond 1-3yr UCITS ETFIBTA LN

1,701.25

668.45

240.90

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The top 10 ETP’s by net new assets collectively gathered $732.17 Mn in April, the Invesco Gold ETC gathered $336.57 Mn alone.

Top 10 ETPs by net new assets April 2019: Europe

Name

      Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
Apr-19

NNA
(US$ Mn)
YTD 2019

NNA
(US$ Mn)
Apr-19

Invesco Gold ETCSGLD LN

5,455.74

522.93

336.57

Xtrackers Energy Booster Euro Hedged ETCXCTH GY

136.16

133.46

132.20

ETFS CopperCOPA LN

246.13

60.04

72.31

ETFS Industrial Metals DJ-UBSCISMAIGI LN

384.30

187.32

42.37

ETFS NickelNICK LN

533.45

57.80

41.42

Xtrackers Physical Gold ETC (EUR)XAD5 GY

2,452.49

(83.10)

26.74

ETFS Physical PlatinumPHPT LN

309.32

62.63

22.41

ETFS EUR Daily Hedged Industrial MetalsEIMT IM

24.30

18.81

21.34

Xetra Gold EUR4GLD GY

7,962.75

472.08

19.28

ETFS CoffeeCOFF LN

111.62

47.65

17.53

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Investors have tended to invest in fixed income ETFs in April.


ETFGI is a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, based in London, England. Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI website www.etfgi.com.

Quelle: ETFWorld

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