ETFGI reports ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe reported net inflows of US$6.55 billion during October 2020
By Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner at ETFGI
ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs/ETPs ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe reported net inflows of US$6.55 billion during October, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$74.40 billion which is less than the US$88.77 billion gathered at this point in 2019.
Assets invested in the European ETFs/ETPs industry have decreased by 1.4%, from US$1.11 trillion at the end of September, to US$1.09 trillion, according to ETFGI’s October 2020 European ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)
ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe reported net inflows of US$6.55 billion during October
$1.09 trillion invested in European domiciled ETFs and ETPs at the end of October – 3dr highest record.
Commodity ETFs/ETPs gathered YTD net inflows of $19.60 billion, much higher than the $8.74 billion gathered YTD in 2019.
“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.
Europe ETFs and ETPs asset growth as at the end of October 2020
The European ETF/ETP industry had 2,273 ETFs, with 8,747 listings, assets of $1.09 Tn, from 73 providers on 27 exchanges, at the end of October 2020.
Equity ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe reported net inflows of $2.37 billion during October, bringing net inflows for the year 2020 to $20.79 billion, lower than the $24.52 billion in net inflows equity products had attracted at this point in 2019.
Fixed income ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe had net inflows of $1.90 billion during October, taking net inflows for the year to $32.90 billion, lower than the $51.92 billion in net inflows fixed income products had reported at this point in 2019.
Commodity ETFs/ETPs reported $1.37 billion in net inflows in October, bringing YTD net inflows to $19.60 billion, which is significantly higher than the $8.74 billion in net inflows gathered at this point in 2019.
Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $6.20 billion during October. Xtrackers MSCI USA Information Technology Index UCITS ETF DR (XUTC GY) gathered $750 million alone.
Top 20 ETFs by net inflows in October 2020: Europe
Xtrackers MSCI USA Information Technology Index
UCITS ETF DR
iShares China CNY Bond UCITS ETF
iShares J.P. Morgan $ EM Bond UCITS ETF
Xtrackers MSCI USA Health Care Index UCITS ETF DR
iShares J.P. Morgan $ EM Bond EUR Hedged
UCITS ETF (Dist) – EUR Hdg
BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF – Acc
iShares China CNY Bond UCITS ETF – Acc
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF USD (Dist)
Xtrackers S&P 500 Equal Weight UCITS ETF (DR)
– 1C – Acc
Xtrackers MSCI USA Consumer Staples Index
UCITS ETF DR
iShares Global Clean Energy UCITS ETF
Xtrackers II Japan Government Bond UCITS ETF – Acc
iShares Germany Govt Bond UCITS ETF
iShares $ Treasury Bond 7-10yr UCITS ETF
Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG UCITS ETF – 1C – Acc
iShares $ High Yield Corp Bond UCITS ETF
AMUNDI INDEX MSCI USA SRI – UCITS ETF
DR (C) – Acc
iShares Edge MSCI World Value Factor UCITS
ETF – Acc
Vanguard FTSE All-World UCITS ETF – Acc
AMUNDI INDEX MSCI WORLD SRI – UCITS ETF
DR (C) – Acc
The top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered $632 million during October. WisdomTree Physical Gold – GBP Daily Hedged – Acc (GBSP LN) gathered $1.40 billion alone.
Top 10 ETPs by net inflows in October 2020: Europe
WisdomTree Physical Gold – GBP Daily Hedged – Acc
Invesco Physical Gold ETC – Acc
Xetra Gold EUR – Acc
WisdomTree Physical Swiss Gold – Acc
WisdomTree Physical Silver – Acc
Xtrackers Physical Gold Euro Hedged ETC – Acc
iShares Physical Silver ETC – Acc
Xtrackers Physical Gold ETC (EUR) – Acc
Xtrackers IE Physical Silver ETC Securities – Acc
Invesco Palladium ETC – Acc
Investors have tended to invest in Equity ETFs and ETPs during October.
ETFGI is a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, based in London, England. Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI website www.etfgi.com.