Cerulli Associates’ Singapore office reports that Australian ETFs have enjoyed a record year as investors leveraged ETFs to make a run for safety and diversification during the pandemic.
Results & performance
February data from TrackInsight reveals that ETFs continued their seemingly unstoppable growth trajectory to reach a new global high of USD8 trillion, in assets under management, driven by what it calls ‘exploding flows’ in North American markets and huge investor appetite for ESG products.
Fundamental Income’s net lease ETF, NETL, has endured a range of challenges over recent months, but its strong fundamentals are now driving its asset flows back up.
VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO) has returned 84.24 per cent (NAV) for the year in another fine example of right place, right time investing.
Assets invested in ETFs listed in Canada reached a new record of USD203.04 billion at the end of January, according to ETFGI's January 2021 Canadian ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report, the monthly report which is part of an annual paid-for research subscription service.
Just ten weeks after its launch, the VanEck Vectors Semiconductor UCITS ETF has reached over USD100 million in assets.
The Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain UCITS ETF has surpassed USD1 billion in assets under management, following strong performance and broad inflows throughout 2020 and into 2021.
Another good example of right place right time ETF issuance is the Franklin Disruptive Commerce ETF (BUYZ) which launched in February, 2020, and has enjoyed returns of 106.40 per cent since then.
Assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in the United States reached a new record of USD5.52 trillion at the end of January. USD57.23 billion in net inflows were gathered in January the second largest net inflows, which is greater than the USD41.90 billion in net inflows gathered in 2019, but less than the USD75.96 billion gathered in January 2018.
About to reach its first birthday, and arriving at that milestone with top performance, is TrueShares Investments’ impactful, low-carbon climate resilient ESG ETF, ECOZ, sub-advised by Linda Zhang of Purview Investments.