ETFs and ETPs listed in Japan gathered US$9.26 Bn in net inflows in August marking 4 consecutive months of net inflows and a record level of US$42.14 Bn in YTD net inflows which is greater than the US$21.96 Bn in net inflows at this point last year and US$7.15 Bn more than the US$34.99 Bn net inflows gathered in all 2016.....
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“August is typically a challenging month for equity markets with the average loss over the past 20 years for the S&P 500 at 1.3%.This year the S&P 500 was up 0.31% in August and 11.93% YTD, MSCI ACW was up 0.44% and 15.48% YTD while MSCI EM was up 2.27% for August and 28.59% YTD (all prices in USD). Storms and political risks remain a focus for investors - the ability of the Trump administration to move forward on policy goals and hearings on Capitol Hill, Brexit negotiations, and North Korea is still an area of concern.” According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI.
Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered a record level of US$8.55 Bn in net inflows in August, bringing YTD net inflows to a record level of US$42.74 Bn, which is much greater than the net inflows of US$21.43 Bn over the same period last year and more than the US$36.67 Bn gathered in all 2016.
Fixed income ETFs and ETPs have gathered a record level of US$13 Mn in net inflows in August, growing YTD net inflows to a record level of US$51 Mn, which is greater than the same period last year which saw net inflows of US$48 Mn.
Commodity ETFs/ETPs saw net outflows of US$34 Mn in August. YTD, net inflows are at US$0.04 Mn, compared to net inflows of US$53 Mn over the same period last year.
Nomura AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in August with US$4.47 Bn, followed by Nikko AM with US$2.01 Bn and Daiwa with US$1.41 Bn net inflows.
YTD, Nomura AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with US$18.09 Bn, followed by Nikko AM with US$11.24 Bn and Daiwa with US$8.23 Bn net inflows
ETFGI is a leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, based in London, England