January 24, 2022

Refinitiv Lipper U.S. Mutual Funds & ETPs Q4 2021 Snapshot: ETP Assets Under Management Rise to $7.223 Trillion for the Quarter

by Tom Roseen.

In this issue of Refinitiv Lipper’s U.S. Mutual Funds & Exchange-Traded Products Snapshot, we feature a summary of total net assets (TNA), estimated net flows, new fund creations, and fund liquidations for conventional funds and exchange-traded products (ETPs) for Q4 2021.

We compare the changes to those of prior quarters and highlight the largest individual gainers and losers of both groups. The Snapshot provides readers a powerful, easy-to-use guide and quick reference tool to help them discern fund trends during the quarter.

Highlights:

  • For Q4 2021, the average equity fund and taxable fixed income fund posted a 4.73% gain and 0.06% gain, respectively.
  • TNA in the conventional funds business rose 4.11%, rising by $1.068 trillion from Q3 2021 to slightly more than $27.503 trillion for Q4 2021.
  • Money market funds (+$215.9 billion) and long-term taxable bond funds (+$14.3 billion) macro-groups had the largest draws of net new money for Q4, while once again the large-cap funds (-$40.5 billion) and multi-cap funds (-$31.5 billion) macro-groups witnessed the largest net redemptions.
  • TNA in U.S. ETPs increased 9.24% from $6.612 trillion for Q3 2021 to slightly more than $7.223 trillion for Q4 2021, a rise of more than $610.8 billion.
  • The U.S. diversified equity ETPs (+$66.5 billion) and large-cap ETPs (+$33.3 billion) macro-groups had the largest draws of net new money for Q4 of all the ETP macro-groups, while the commodities ETPs (-$134 million) macro-group witnessed the smallest net inflows.
  • For Q4, actively managed funds—excluding money market funds—handed back some $63.0 billion net, while their passively managed counterparts attracted some $255.0 billion.

Click here or on the Download Full Report link in the upper right-hand column of this page to download the entire FundIndustry Insight Report: Lipper U.S. Mutual Funds & ETPs Q4 2021 Snapshot.

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