The week's best and worst performing ETFs in USD, excluding leveraged (11th July-18th July, 2021)
ETF data providers ETFGI reports assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed globally reached a record USD9.35 trillion at the end of the first half of 2021.
ETF data platform Trackinsight has released the latest update to its 2021 Global ETF Survey, revealing key global trends for the first quarter of the year.
The Swiss exchange, SIX, is acquiring ULTUMUS LTD, the London-based index and ETF data specialist. SIX writes that the acquisition is aimed at enhancing SIX’s data offering and to support its overall strategy to bring new data to its clients, making trading in ETFs more transparent and efficient for customers. The transaction closed yesterday, 12 July 2021. Financial terms of the acquisition are not disclosed.
BlackRock’s global ETP flows figures for June 2021 show that flows into US equity ETPs increased 2.5x vs. May’s flows, with USD71.7 billion of inflows in June – the second-highest month on record, behind the mammoth USD75.7 billion added in March this year, and ahead of the USD61.7 billion added in February.
Data from global ETF analysis platform Trackinsight reveals that energy and energy infrastructure was the highest-performing segment of the ETF markets in the first half of 2021.
ETF market maker Global Trading Systems (GTS) has been under what the firm’s principal Reggie Browne (pictured) calls ‘a number of different corporate flags’ over the last few years. The firm is the biggest NYSE designated market maker trading every asset class from equities to fixed income to commodities – including anything in a UCITS or 40 Act sleeve, as Browne puts it.
This year’s gold rush saw investors pour into gold products on the back of soaring precious metal prices. As a result, for a couple of days, gold ETPs listed on London Stock Exchange traded more than any other equities says Lida Eslami, head of business development for ETPs at the exchange.
Electronic marketplace Tradeweb Markets Inc and Europe’s largest equities clearing house EuroCCP have announced a strategic collaboration to facilitate central counterparty clearing for European ETFs.
The May 2019 European ETF Market Report from the Lipper team at Refinitiv reports that the promoters of ETFs enjoyed net inflows of EUR2.3 billion for May.