Actively managed ETFs/ETPs reached a record high of USD141.21bn AUM at the end of September
Actively managed ETFs and ETPs gathered net inflows of USD4.24 billion in September, bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD28.37 billion, according to ETFGI's September 2019 Active ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report.
Assets invested in actively managed ETFs/ETPs finished the month up 3.5 per cent, from USD136.43 billion at the end of August to USD141.21 billion.
At the end of September 2019, the global active ETF/ETP industry had 718 ETFs/ETPs, with 938 listings, from145 providers on 23 exchanges in 58 countries. Following net inflows of USD4.24 billion and market moves during the month, assets invested in the actively managed ETF/ETP industry increased by 3.5 per cent from USD136.43 billion at the end of September to USD141.21 billion.
Growth in actively managed ETF and ETP assets as of the end of September 2019
Equity focused actively managed ETFs/ETPs listed globally attracted net inflows of USD336 million in September, bringing net inflows for the year to September 2019 to USD4.87 billion, less than the USD6.03 billion in net inflows equity products had attracted for the year to September 2018. Fixed income focused actively managed ETFs/ETPs listed globally attracted net inflows of USD3.57 billion in September, bringing net inflows for the year to September 2019 to USD22.74 billion, greater than the USD17.23 billion in net inflows fixed income products had attracted for the year to September 2018.
Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs/ETPs by net new assets, which collectively gathered USD3.39 billion in September, Franklin Liberty U.S. Core Bond ETF gathered USD537.84 million alone.