ETFs Have Gathered $540 Billion In AUM This YearJacob Wolinsky
ETFGI reports ETFs and ETPs listed globally have gathered a record US$539.58 billion in year to date net inflows as of the end of October 2020
LONDON —November 13, 2020 — ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs and ETPs ecosystem, reported today reports ETFs and ETPs listed globally have gathered a record US$539.58 billion in year to date net infows as of the end of October 2020. ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of US$52.21 billion during October, bringing year-to-date net inflows to a record level of US$539.58 billion which is significantly higher than the US$399.88 billion gathered at this point last year and close to the US$571.14 billion gathered in all of 2019, according to ETFGI’s October 2020 Global ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report, the monthly report which is part of the annual paid-for research subscription service. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)
- ETFs and ETPs listed globally have gathered a record $539.58 Bn in year to date net inflows at the end of October 2020.
- Strong net inflows of $52.21 billion during October.
- Assets of $6.81 trillion invested in ETFs and ETPs listed globally at the end of October are the 3d highest on record.
- Equity ETFs/ETPs listed globally attracted the highest inflows among the asset classes with $22.62 billion during October.
“During October, the S&P 500 decreased by 2.66% due to the uncertainty of US elections and rise in virus infections. Developed markets outside the US fell 3.56% during October, 21 of 24 countries lost ground as a large portion of Europe announced new lockdown plans. Emerging markets reported positive a return of 2.04% in October.” According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.
Global ETF and ETP assets as of the end of October 2020
The Global ETF/ETP industry had 8,508 ETFs/ETPs, with 16,897 listings, assets of $6.81 Tn, from 495 providers listed on 73 exchanges in 59 countries at the end of October 2020.
During October 2020, ETFs/ETPs gathered net inflows of $52.18 billion. Fixed Income ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $21.62 billion during October, bringing net inflows through the end of October to $193.18 billion, slightly higher than the $191.05 billion in net inflows fixed income products had attracted during the same period in 2019. Equity ETFs/ETPs listed globally reported net inflows of $22.59 billion during October, bringing net inflows for 2020 to $197.14 billion, more than the $155.63 billion in net inflows equity products had attracted through the end of October 2019. Commodity ETFs/ETPs gathered 742 million in net inflows in October taking YTD inflows to a record $70.96 billion which is significantly more than the $18.52 billion net inflows gathered in all of 2019. Active ETFs/ETPs reported $7.29 billion in net inflows in October bringing YTD net inflows for 2020 to $58.76 billion, which is much greater than the $34.85 billion in net inflows reported in the same period in 2019.
Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $28.83 billion during October, the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI US) gathered $3.69 billion alone.
Top 20 ETFs by net new inflows October 2020: Global
|Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF||VTI US||162,034.90||21,632.25||3,690.77|
|Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund ETF||VXUS US||28,229.33||11,112.36||2,653.88|
|iShares Trust iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF||ESGU US||10,534.51||8,391.80||2,028.21|
|Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF||BND US||63,881.41||13,007.36||1,784.12|
|iShares MBS ETF||MBB US||23,941.96||2,393.84||1,,598.18|
|Vanguard Total International Bond ETF||BNDX US||33,940.00||8,607.87||1,456.74|
|iShares Russell 2000 ETF||IWM US||40,808.28||(3,883.97)||1,444.25|
|Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF||VCSH US||34,135.88||7,574.76||1,367.39|
|Vanguard S&P 500 ETF||VOO US||157,452.07||19,208.89||1,274.52|
|iShares Core S&P 500 ETF||IVV US||207,569.59||8,516.53||1,257.53|
|iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF||IVW US||28,660.68||1,169.28||1,205.91|
|iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF||EMB US||17,208.79||2,016.07||1,125.32|
|iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF||AGG US||81,476.11||9,171.09||1,084.24|
|iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF||LQD US||56,045.44||17,128.19||1,083.75|
|NEXT FUNDS TOPIX Exchange Traded Fund||1306 JP||119,333.13||21,473.84||1,073.85|
|JPMorgan BetaBuilders US Mid Cap Equity ETF||BBMC US||988.14||1,025.60||1,019.27|
|ARK Innovation ETF||ARKK US||9,643.17||5,208.46||1,000.46|
|iShares ESG MSCI EM ETF||ESGE US||4,658.70||3,483.04||924.22|
|iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF||TLT US||19,355.26||(747.82)||885.67|
|Listed Index Fund TOPIX||1308 JP||55,427.93||11,650.24||869.55|
The top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered $2.47 billion over October. WisdomTree Physical Gold – GBP Daily Hedged – Acc (GBSP LN) gathered $632 million alone.
Top 10 ETPs by net new inflows October 2020: Global
|WisdomTree Physical Gold – GBP Daily Hedged – Acc||GBSP LN||1,338.45||746.17||632.79|
|iShares Gold Trust||IAU US||31,889.65||9,629.85||556.56|
|iShares Silver Trust||SLV US||13,219.68||3,427.15||262.88|
|iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN||VXX US||1,358.98||(423.57)||220.30|
|Invesco Physical Gold ETC – Acc||SGLD LN||14,125.88||4,916.69||181.56|
|SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust||GLDM US||3,703.00||2163.09||152.44|
|ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures||UVXY US||1,589.92||570.77||133.33|
|Xetra Gold EUR – Acc||4GLD GY||13,528.09||1,068.81||125.02|
|WisdomTree Physical Swiss Gold – Acc||SGBS LN||3,568.05||251.78||106.32|
|WisdomTree Physical Silver – Acc||PHAG LN||2,232.89||468.91||97.86|
Investors have tended to invest in Fixed Income and Equity ETFs/ETPs during October.
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