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Asia Pacific ETF/ETP assets hit record high in June, says ETFGI

Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan gathered USD4.85bn in net new assets in June, pushing assets to a new record high of USD96.7bn.

This surpassed the prior record of USD94.1bn set in January 2013.
 
There are now 543 ETFs/ETPs, with 676 listings, from 97 providers listed on 15 exchanges in 12 countries, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s end Q2 2014 Global ETF and ETP industry insights report.


 
The ETF/ETP industry in most countries and regions reached new record highs in assets at the end of Q2 2014, including: globally USD2.64trn; in the US USD1.86trn; in Europe USD470bn; in Japan USD90.1bn; in Canada USD65.7bn; and in the Middle East and Africa USD43.5bn.


 
YTD through end of June 2014 ETFs/ETPs have seen net inflows of USD4.86bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs have gathered the largest net inflows with USD3.92bn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with USD829m, and leveraged ETFs/ETPs with USD208m, while commodity ETFs/ETPs have seen net outflows of USD96m.


 
YTD Yuanta has gathered USD1.87bn, the largest net inflows, followed by CSOP/China Southern with USD1.14 bn, iShares with USD948m, Huatai-PB with USD710m, GSAM India with USD560m and Vanguard with USD329m in net inflows.

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