ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada gathered net inflows of US$1.30 Bn in February 2016, according to data from ETFGI’s February 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report. ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada have gathered net inflows for 16 consecutive months......
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by Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI
The Canadian ETF industry had 384 ETFs, with 533 listings, assets of US$65 Bn, from 13 providers listed on 1 exchange at the end of February 2016. (click here to see ETFGI’s chart of Canadian listed ETF/ETP asset growth)
“February was another volatile month for equity markets. The S&P 500 closed the month down 0.13%. Despite recent uncertainty, emerging markets gain 0.31% in February, while developed markets outside of the U.S. declined 1%.” according to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI.
In February 2016, ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada gathered net inflows of US$1.30 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$756 Mn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$427 Mn, and commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$1 Mn.
iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in February with US$444 Mn, followed by BMO AM with US$400 Mn and Vanguard with US$176 Mn net inflows.
YTD, BMO AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows YTD with US$892 Mn, followed by Vanguard with US$421 Mn and PowerShares with US$172 Mn net inflows.
S&P Dow Jones has the largest amount of ETF/ETP assets tracking its benchmarks with US$26,040 Mn, reflecting 39.8% market share; FTSE Russell is second with US$16,468 Mn and 25.2% market share, followed by Barclays with US$4,416 Mn and 6.8% market share.