US-listed ETFs/ETPs gather record April inflows

May 11th, 2017 | By | Category: ETF and Index News

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Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded products listed in the US gathered $36.1 billion in net new assets during last month, a record amount for April, according to analysis from London-based ETF industry consultant ETFGI.

US-listed ETFs/ETPs gather record April inflows

US-listed ETFs/ETPs gathered $36.1 billion in net new assets during April 2017.

The strong net inflows, along with approximately $36bn in market growth, led to total assets within US-listed ETFs/ETPs ending the month at $2.865 trillion, a new record for the industry. The flows represented the 14th consecutive month of positive net gatherings for ETFs/ETPs within the country.

Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with $26.4bn, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with $8.8bn, while commodity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows of $889 million.

Year to date, net inflows stand at a record level of $169.7bn. At this point last year there were net inflows of $45.3bn.

iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in April with $24.2bn, followed by Vanguard with $9.9bn and Schwab ETFs with $2.5bn.

YTD, iShares gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows of $78.5bn, followed by Vanguard with $50.4bn and Schwab ETFs with $9.2bn.

At the end of April, the US ETF/ETP industry had 2,011 ETFs/ETPs from 112 providers on 3 exchanges.

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