Global ETFs see large outflows in August

The ETF market suffered large outflows worldwide in August, according to the latest ETF Market Flows Analysis report from Amundi.

Equity ETFs suffered the most, with more than EUR27.6 billion of outflows across the globe. These outflows were mainly driven by Emerging Markets equities -EUR12.7 billion followed by Sectors & Smart Beta exposures with close to -EUR5 billion of outflows.
Japanese equities were the only exposure that remained positive with more than +EUR3.5 billion of new net assets.
On the fixed income side however, the asset class remained positive, with close to +EUR17 billion of inflows.
Investors continued to favour Government Bonds in August with more than +EUR9 billion while Aggregate Bonds also saw +EUR7.5 billion of net new assets. Corporate Bond ETFs however, lost their top spot of last month and saw outflows of -EUR470 million in August.

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