Global ETFs/ ETPs touch record net inflows by Q3 2020
This figure is significantly higher than the $349bn gathered at this point in 2019, stated independent ETF data provider ETFGI. However, assets invested in global ETFs/ ETPs industry decreased by 1.8% - from $7.01trn at the end of August 2020 to 46.89trn at the end of September.
Among the diverse asset classes, equity ETFs/ ETPs listed globally attracted the highest inflows ($36.64bn). This brought net inflows for 2020 to $174.44bn, when compared to $122.69bn during September 2019. Commodities ETFs/ ETPs gathered year-to-date net inflows of 470.25bn, much higher than the $18.19bn attracted in 2019 at this point.
Fixed income ETFs/ ETPs listed globally reported net inflows of $10.93bn during September this year, bringing 2020 net inflows to $171.56bn ($171.38bn in 2019). Active ETFs/ETPs reported $8.24bn in net inflows, resulting in $51.48bn in 2020 (compared to $29.41bn in September 2019).
Top 20 ETFs garnered net new assets of $36.22bn in September, with iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV US) gathered $3.89bn alone.