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US ETF and ETP assets hit record USD5.52tn in January, says ETFGI

US ETF and ETP assets hit record USD5.52tn in January, says ETFGI

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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ARK’s Big Ideas for 2021 lists the firm’s ‘most provocative research conclusions for the year’

ARK’s Big Ideas for 2021 lists the firm’s ‘most provocative research conclusions for the year’

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.

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Cerulli Associates finds thematic investing in Europe will continue to attract assets

Cerulli Associates finds thematic investing in Europe will continue to attract assets

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.