Global actively managed ETFs reach record $42bn in assets

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Assets invested in actively managed exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed globally reached a new record high of $42.0bn at the end of November 2016, according to data from ETF industry consultant ETFGI.

Global active ETF assets reach record high of $42bn

First Trust, SPDR ETFs and PIMCO have gathered the largest amount of net new actively managed ETF assets year-to-date as of the end of November.

During the month, active ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of $1.1bn with First Trust gathering the largest amount of net new assets at $432m, followed by Source with $197m and Fidelity with $134m.

Year-to-date through the end of November 2016, active ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of $6.8bn. First Trust was the most successful gatherer of net new assets over this period with $3.0bn in net inflows, followed by SPDR ETFs with $1.5bn and PIMCO with $918m.

Record levels of assets were also reached for active ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States at $28.7bn, Canada at $5.6bn, and in Asia Pacific ex-Japan at $1.9bn.

At the end of November 2016, the global active ETF/ETP industry had 303 ETFs/ETPs, with 398 listings from 59 providers listed on 16 exchanges in 12 countries.

ETFGI Active ETF ETP Global Assets

Source: ETFGI.

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