Australian ETF Manager, BetaShares, and Legg Mason have announced a long-term strategic partnership, to launch a range of Active ETFs.
Aussie ETF provider BetaShares has published its end of year review which reveals that the Australian ETF industry in 2017 broke virtually all records available, reaching a new record high of funds under management (FuM) of AUD36 billion, up a substantial AUD10.2 billion on 2016, and representing 40 per cent year on year growth.
ETF data provider ETFGI reports that assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Japan increased by 59.2 per cent during 2017 to reach a new high of USD275.84 billion at the end of December.
Research and consulting firm Cerulli Associates reports that Australia's ETF market is booming, thanks to investors' needs for diversification, push by financial planners, and demand from the self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) and millennial segments.
ETF data provider ETFGI reports that assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) increased by 31.4 per cent during 2017 to reach a new high of USD170.26 billion at the end of December.
News came this week that China Post Global has listed the Market Access iSTOXX MUTB Japan Quality 150 Index UCITS ETF (MAJQ LN) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
China Post Global has listed the Market Access iSTOXX MUTB Japan Quality 150 Index UCITS ETF (MAJQ LN) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
One of the most successful ETF launches of 2017 has been Indian asset manager ICICI Prudential’s Bharat 22 ETF which has seen inflows of over USD1 billion since launch in November.
Aussie ETF provider BetaShares writes that the Australian ETF industry grew by more than AUD2 billion in November, breaking multiple industry records including records for monthly net inflows, industry growth and value traded.
Nizam Hamid, ETF Strategist at WisdomTree in Europe, has written a note on the Japanese market, commenting that in a time of low valuations, earnings growth and a weaker Yen, what’s the smart approach to Japanese equity exposure?