Globally ETFs and ETPs gathered net inflows of USD65bn in June

ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of USD64.96 billion during June, bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD294.48 billion which is significantly higher than the USD209.51 billion gathered at this point last year. 

Assets invested in the global ETFs/ETPs industry have increased by 2.8 per cent, from USD6.11 trillion at the end of May 2020, to USD6.28 trillion at the end of June, according to ETFGI's June 2020 Global ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report, an annual paid-for research subscription service. 

“The S&P 500 gained 1.99 per cent during June," says Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI. In Q2, US equities staged a recovery from the Q1’s decline.  Although Covid cases in the US are still increasing the stimulus from the Fed and Congress, aided the market rebound. During June developed markets outside the US were up 3.44 per cent and up 16.8 per cent in Q2.  In June Hong Kong (up 11.35 per cent), New Zealand (up 10.09 per cent) Netherlands (up 8 per cent) and Germany (up 6.08 per cent) as the top performers. Emerging markets gained 7.6 per cent in June and are up 19.3 per cent in Q2.” 
At the end of June 2020, the Global ETF/ETP industry had 8,181 ETFs/ETPs, with 16,377 listings, assets of USD6.283 trillion, from 468 providers listed on 72 exchanges in 59 countries.

During June, ETFs/ETPs gathered net inflows of USD64.96 billion. Equity ETFs/ETPs listed globally reported net inflows of USD16.90 billion during June, bringing net inflows for 2020 to USD88.88 billion, more than the USD78.04 billion in net inflows equity products had attracted through June 2019. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of USD38.97 billion at the end of month, bringing net inflows for 2020 to USD105.83 billion, lower than the USD113.22 billion in net inflows fixed income products had attracted year to date in 2019.  Commodity ETFs/ETPs reported USD5.18 billion in net inflows bringing net inflows for 2020 to USD53.58 billion, which is much greater than the USD3.51 billion in net inflows reported through June 2019.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered USD47.70 billion at the end of June, the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO US) gathered USD6.84 billion alone.

The top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered USD6.79 billion in June. The SPDR Gold Shares - Acc (GLD US) gathered USD3.15 billion alone.

Investors have tended to invest in Fixed Income and Equity ETFs/ETPs at the end of June.