US-listed ETFs/ETPs gather $44bn during March

Apr 27th, 2017 | By | Category: ETF and Index News

ETF STRATEGY NEWS! ETF Strategy is delighted to announce the launch of ETF Strategy Hub (hub.etfstrategy.com), an on-demand repository of webcasts, videos, podcasts and white papers. Debuting with Special Series on Technology & Innovation in China and the Digital Economy.


Assets invested in exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in the United States have reached a new record high of $2.798 trillion at the end of Q1 2017, following strong net inflows of $44.4 billion during March, according to ETF industry consultant ETFGI. The new high watermark surpasses the prior record of $2.758tn set at the end of February 2017.

US-listed ETFs/ETPs gather $44bn during March

March marked the 13th consecutive month of positive net inflows for US-listed ETFs/ETPs.

Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows during March with $34.2bn, bringing year to date (YTD) net inflows to $93.2bn. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs experienced net inflows of $8.2bn in March, growing YTD net inflows to $31.9bn. And commodity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows of $108m in March, while YTD net inflows are at $4.0bn.

March marked the 13th consecutive month of positive net inflows for ETFs/ETPs listed in the US.

iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in March with $24.3bn, followed by Vanguard with $12.6bn and Schwab ETFs with $2.2bn.

In Q1, iShares also gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with $54.3bn, followed by Vanguard with $40.5bn and SPDR ETFs with $11.7bn.

At the end of March 2017, the US ETF/ETP industry had 2,000 ETFs/ETPs, assets of US$2.798 trillion, from 110 providers listed on 3 exchanges.

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Comment