ETFs Gather $488 Billion At The End Of Q3Guest Post
ETFGI reports year-to-date net inflows into ETFs and ETPs listed globally at the end of Q3 are at a record level of US$ 488.18
LONDON —October 12, 2020 — ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs and ETPs ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of US$59.74 billion during September, bringing year-to-date net inflows to record level of US$488.18 billion which is significantly higher than the US$349 billion gathered at this point last year. Assets invested in the global ETFs/ETPs industry decreased by 1.8%, from US$7.01 trillion at the end of August 2020, to US$6.89 trillion at the end of September, according to ETFGI’s September 2020 Global ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report, the monthly report which is part of an annual paid-for research subscription service. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)
- ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $59.74 billion during September.
- Year-to-date net inflows at the end of Q3 are at a record level of US$ 488.18 billion.
- Equity ETFs/ETPs listed globally attracted the highest inflows among the asset classes with
$36.64 billion during September.
- Commodities ETFs/ETPs gathered year-to-date net inflows of $70.25 billion, much higher than the $18.19 billion had attracted by this time last year.
- Assets declined to $6.89 trillion invested in ETFs/ETPs listed globally at the end of September the 2nd highest level on record.
“The S&P 500 declined 3.8% in September, with concerns over back-to-school (and resulting COVID cases), U.S. elections and stimulus talks. Strong prior month gains boosted the index higto close up 8.9% for Q3. Global equities declined 3.1% in September, as measured by the S&P Global BMI. Despite the monthly decline, the global benchmark managed to finish Q3 up 8.1% Q3 and up 0.7% YTD. Emerging markets, declined 2.2% in September but closed up 9.0% for Q3.” According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.
Global ETF and ETP assets as of the end of September 2020
The Global ETF/ETP industry had 8,402 ETFs/ETPs, with 16,627 listings, assets of $6.89 Trillion, from 487 providers listed on 73 exchanges in 59 countries at the end of September 2020.
During September 2020, ETFs/ETPs gathered net inflows of $59.74 billion. Equity ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $36.64 billion over September, bringing net inflows for 2020 to $174.44 billion, higher than the $132.69 billion in net inflows equity products had attracted during September 2019. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs listed globally reported net inflows of $10.93 billion during September, bringing net inflows for 2020 to $171.56 billion, more than the $171.38 billion in net inflows fixed income products had attracted over September 2019. Active ETFs/ETPs reported $8.24 billion in net inflows bringing net inflows for 2020 to $51.48 billion, which is much greater than the $29.41 billion in net inflows reported through September 2019.
Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $36.22 billion during September, the iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV US) gathered $3.89 billion alone.
Top 20 ETFs by net new inflows September 2020: Global
|iShares Core S&P 500 ETF||IVV US||211,987.51||7,259.01||3,894.75|
|Invesco QQQ Trust||QQQ US||135,714.21||18,431.77||3,769.45|
|Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF||VTI US||161,857.54||17,941.48||3,752.93|
|Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund ETF||VXUS US||26,218.79||8,458.48||2,291.43|
|Hwabao WP Cash Tianyi Listed Money Market Fund||511990 CH||18,193.60||2,272.86||2,272.86|
|Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF||BND US||62,278.25||11,223.25||1,962.22|
|iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF||AGG US||80,896.61||8,086.85||1,938.47|
|Guotai CES Semi-conductor Industry ETF – Acc||512760 CH||1,982.83||3,011.93||1,901.02|
|Vanguard Total International Bond ETF||BNDX US||32,425.99||7,151.14||1,834.18|
|ProShares UltraPro QQQ||TQQQ US||8,775.46||937.60||1,684.25|
|Vanguard S&P 500 ETF||VOO US||16,0023.80||17,934.37||1,610.89|
|KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF||KWEB US||2,832.83||2,195.00||1,167.10|
|NEXT FUNDS TOPIX Exchange Traded Fund||1306 JP||12,0864.29||20,399.99||1,135.70|
|SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust||SPY US||29,3891.30||(29,615.04)||1,118.81|
|Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF||VCSH US||32,706.31||6,207.37||1,053.62|
|Vanguard Value ETF||VTV US||51,050.59||2,411.52||1,022.27|
|iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF||TLT US||19,094.45||(1,633.48)||1,018.97|
|iShares China CNY Bond UCITS ETF||CNYB NA||2,246.21||2,082.79||975.87|
|iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF||IEFA US||71,276.18||3,426.50||942.31|
|E FundSI Artificial Intelligence ETF||159819 CH||852.20||872.36||872.36|
The top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered $4.90 billion over September. The SPDR Gold Shares (GLD US) gathered $1.12 billion alone.
Top 10 ETPs by net new inflows September 2020: Global
|SPDR Gold Shares||GLD US||75,827.44||21,165.19||1,117.39|
|iShares Physical Gold ETC – Acc||SGLN LN||15,283.65||5,903.86||983.69|
|iShares Gold Trust||IAU US||31,430.00||9,073.29||809.41|
|Invesco Physical Gold ETC – Acc||SGLD LN||13,981.77||4,735.13||767.63|
|Invesco DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund||UUP US||740.61||551.85||335.96|
|MicroSectors FANG+ Index 3X Leveraged ETNs due January 8, 2038||FNGU US||862.55||236.21||236.21|
|Invesco Physical Gold ETC – EUR Hdg Acc||SGLE IM||185.91||178.13||176.60|
|SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust||GLDM US||3,561.27||2,010.65||169.39|
|Xtrackers IE Physical Gold ETC Securities – Acc||XGDU LN||182.09||180.34||153.69|
|AMUNDI PHYSICAL GOLD ETC (C) – Acc||GOLD FP||3,872.09||2,269.88||149.95|
Investors have tended to invest in Equity and Fixed Income ETFs/ETPs during September.
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