Asia Pacific ETP market recorded USD2.4bn inflows in July
The Asia Pacific exchange-traded product market recorded monthly cash inflows of USD2.4bn for the month of July, taking the YTD cash flows to +USD20.8bn or 27.7 per cent of last year’s end AUM, according to Deutsche Bank.
Prior to that, the Asia Pacific region recorded monthly flows of USD1.1bn, USD13.3bn and USD4.4bn for April, May and June respectively.
Equities had the lion’s share in the monthly cash flows contributing USD2.1bn, with fixed income and commodities registering USD220m and USD27m respectively.
Within equity products, emerging country ETFs emerged as the single largest recipient of monthly cash flows totalling USD1.6bn. ETFs offering exposure to country indices attracted robust inflows: China, Korea and Taiwan received USD1.1bn, USD256m and USD205m respectively.
Asia Pacific ETP turnover totalled USD7.3bn for last week, 10.9 per cent up from the previous week’s total.
South Korea comes to be on top of the turnover ranking with USD3.8bn, followed by China (USD1.3bn), Hong Kong (USD1.3bn), Japan (USD0.5bn), and Australia (USD0.2bn).
Among equity ETFs, emerging country, leveraged strategy, Asia Pacific developed country, and short strategy ETFs recorded total turnover of USD2.9bn, USD1.7bn, USD1.1bn and USD1.1bn respectively. Under the commodity asset class, turnover in gold ETPs totalled USD60m.
Last week, Asia Pacific ETP AUM ended at USD111.7bn. On a year to date basis, Asia-Pacific ETP assets are up by USD20.2bn or 22 per cent above last year’s closing.
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