“Market uncertainty surrounding the future of QE programs and volatility in the markets caused investors to withdraw US$3.75 billion from ETFs and ETPs in June” according to Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner at ETFGI.
Assets invested globally in ETFs and ETPs are at US$2.05 trillion, down from the end of May 2013 high. Average daily trading volumes in ETFs/ETPs were US$92.2 billion, an increase of 31.1% from May and the highest since October 2011.
In June, equity ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of US$4.8billion. North American equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$6.9 billion, followed by developed European equity indices with US$3 billion, while emerging market equity had net outflows with US$4.9 billion.
Fixed income ETFs/ETPs experienced the largest net outflows with US$7.1 billion in June. Inflation ETFs/ETPs had the largest net outflows with US$2.1 billion, followed by high yield, emerging market bond and corporate bonds.
In June, commodity ETFs/ETPs saw net outflows of US$3.8 billion. Precious metals experienced the largest net outflows with US$3.2 billion.
Vanguard ranks 3rd in ETF/ETP assets, and leads asset gathering with US$28.9 billion in net inflows year to date, and was the only top 5 to receive net inflows in June. iShares ranks 1st in terms of assets had net out flows of US$7.9 billion.
S&P Dow Jones has the largest amount of ETF/ETP assets tracking its benchmarks with US$563 billion, reflecting 27.5% market share.
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