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.
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Assets invested in the global ETFs and ETPs industry broke through the USD8 trillion milestone at the end of January. A record USD83.08 billion in net inflows was gathered during January, which is higher than the USD68.13 billion gathered in January 2020 but lower than the record USD98.05 billion gathered in January 2018.
Founded in Canada in 1967, Mackenzie Investments is a household name in the country and has since spread across the world, amassing some CAD186 billion in assets.
Lyxor ETF Research finds that 2020 was a bumper year for active equity funds across Europe, while ESG active funds posted strong results across the board.
Five ETFs have been included in Bloomberg Intelligence’s (BI) new “100 Investment Ideas to Watch for 2021” report (BI100) which identifies 100 global public companies, credits, market strategies and ETFs that BI analysts believe will benefit from significant fundamental catalysts and developments in 2021.
Those most famous of disruptive innovators, the team at ARK, has published its annual Big Ideas report for 2021, highlighting an extraordinarily broad range of themes detailing the latest developments in innovation and offering what it calls some of their most provocative research conclusions for the year.
China ETF specialist firm KraneShares has prepared a detailed outlook for the state of China’s economy, capital markets, politics, and favourite themes for 2021. This comes as figures reveal that China’s economy grew 6.5 per cent in the fourth quarter of the year.
Hong Kong-based ETF issuer Premia Partners' new white paper focuses on innovative technology in Asia
Premia Partners, a Hong Kong-based ETF issuer, has released its latest white paper "Where to find growth: Tailwinds from Asia Megatrends & Playbook to participate in Asia Innovations and Technology-enabled Productivity Growth".
JPMorgan Asset Management, its Shanghai-based joint venture, China International Fund Management, and investment platform Snowball Finance, have published a survey of the current ETF landscape in China.
Research conducted by Cerulli Associates finds that thematic ETFs enjoyed a boom over 2020 and their popularity is set to continue over 2021. Net flows into sector-themed equity products during the first 10 months of 2020 amounted to EUR89 billion (USD108 billion), more than triple the net sales for 2019. Assets under management amounted to EUR512.4 billion at the close of October 2020, the firm says.