ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada have gathered a record US$10.1 billion in net new assets as of the end of October 2015 which is slightly ahead of the prior record set over the same period in 2012. This marks the 11th consecutive month of positive net inflows. The Canadian ETF industry had 373 ETFs/ETPs, with 522 listings, assets of US$66.5 Bn, from 12 providers on 1 exchange at the end of October 2015, according to ETFGI’s Global ETF and ETP insights report for October 2015.......
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In the first ten months of 2015 record levels of net new assets have been gathered by ETFs/ETPs listed globally with net inflows of US$287.3 Bn marking a 22.3% increase over the prior record set at this time last year. In the United States net inflows reached US$174.8 Bn, which is 12.4% higher than the prior record set in 2013, while in Europe year to date (YTD) net inflows climbed to an all-time record of US$68.6 Bn, representing a 22.7% increase on the record set YTD through end of October 2014. In Canada, YTD net inflows are at a record US$10.1 billion which is slightly ahead of the prior record set in 2012. In Japan, YTD net inflows were up 121.9% on the record set last year, standing at US$35.0 Bn at the end of October 2015.
“Equity markets performed well globally in October: the Dow was up 9%, the S&P 500 was 8%, all 10 sectors of the S&P 500 were up for the month, developed markets gained 7%, emerging markets were up 8%. Investors put net money into riskier assets including emerging market equities in October.” according to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner at ETFGI.
In October 2015, ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada saw net inflows of US$851 Mn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$594 Mn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$204 Mn, while commodity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows of US$12 Mn.
YTD through end of October 2015, ETFs/ETPs have seen net inflows of US$10.1 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows YTD with US$5.2 Bn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$3.4 Bn.
iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in October with US$346 Mn, followed by BMO AM with US$314 Mn and Vanguard with US$233 Mn net inflows.
YTD, BMO AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with US$4.1 Bn, followed by Vanguard with US$1.8 Bn and iShares with US$1.7 Bn net inflows.