ETFGI reports today that ETFs and ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) gathered net inflows of US$4.44 billion in September 2019

LONDONOctober 31, 2019 — ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs/ETPs ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) gathered net inflows of US$4.44 billion in September, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$28.95 billion. Assets invested in the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF/ETP industry have decreased by 4.4%, from US$261.62 billion at the end of August, to US$250.10 billion; however, the year-to-date figure is up 27.0%, according to ETFGI's September 2019 Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF and ETP industry landscape insights report, an annual paid-for research subscription service. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)

At the end of September 2019, the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF/ETP industry had 1,550 ETFs/ETPs, with 1,719 listings, from 156 providers on 17 exchanges.

Highlights

  • Assets invested in the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF/ETP industry stood at $250.10 billion.
  • Assets invested in the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF/ETP industry decreased by 4.4% in September.
  • During September 2019, ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) attracted $4.44 billion in net inflows.

“The S&P 500® gained 1.9% during September despite slowing economic growth, ongoing trade disputes and a presidential impeachment inquiry. Shifting the focus to the S&P Developed ex-U.S. BMI, the index was up 3.0%, as 23 of 25 countries gained during the month; the highest gainer in the month was Korea (up 6.4%), while Hong Kong continued to decline (down 0.8%). From an Emerging Markets standpoint, the S&P Emerging BMI gained 1.4%, with 15 of the 23 reporting gains. Globally, equities reclaimed prior month losses, gaining 2.1%, as measured by the S&P Global BMI (38 out of 50 countries reporting gains).” According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.

Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF and ETP asset growth as at the end of September 2019

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Equity ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) suffered net outflows of $666 million in September 2019, bringing net inflows for the year to September 2019 to $4.79 billion, significantly lower than the $18.98 billion in net inflows equity products had attracted by the end of September 2018. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) attracted net inflows of $3.99 billion in September, bringing net inflows for the year to September 2019 to $22.87 billion, considerably greater than the $6.74 billion in net inflows fixed income products had attracted for the year to September 2018.

 

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETF's/ETP’s by net new assets, which collectively gathered $5.53 billion in September, the Hwabao CSI Technology Leading Enterprises ETF (515000 CH) gathered $549.70 million alone.

Top 20 ETFs/ETPs by net new assets September 2019: Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)

Name

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
 Sep-19

NNA
(US$ Mn)
 YTD-19

NNA
(US$ Mn)
Sep-19

Hwabao CSI Technology Leading Enterprises ETF

515000 CH

      892.92

     867.52

      549.70

YUANTA/P-shares Taiwan Top 50 1X Bear ETF

00632R TT

   2,022.74

(67.47)

      513.63

CTBC Bloomberg Barclays USD Corporate 10+ Year High Grade Capped Bond ETF

00772B TT

   1,455.89

  1,376.89

      448.11

Yuanta US Treasury 20+ Year Bond ETF

00679B TT

   1,131.27

(125.83)

      343.89

Yuanta US 20+ Year AAA-A Corporate Bond ETF

00751B TT

   2,028.43

  1,173.17

      322.68

KGI 25+ Years US Treasury Bond ETF

00779B TT

      471.45

     400.47

      312.13

Guotai CSI All Share Communication Devices ETF

515880 CH

      295.62

     308.94

      308.94

Yuanta U.S. Treasury 1-3 Year Bond ETF

00719B TT

      924.53

     885.65

      301.99

Fubon 9-35 Years US Corporate Bond A ETF

00746B TT

   1,373.65

  1,070.68

      297.76

Samsung KODEX 200 Futures Inverse 2X ETF

252670 KS

      561.71

     292.38

      242.88

Cathay Bloomberg Barclays US Corp A- and Above 10+ Years Liquid ETF

00761B TT

   1,519.60

     890.64

      232.68

Hang Seng H-Share Index ETF

2828 HK

   3,667.62

(415.65)

      228.52

Cathay Chinese Policy Bank Bond 5+ ETF

00744B TT

   1,197.04

     894.49

      192.45

Mirae Asset Tiger Top 10 ETF

292150 KS

      621.27

     413.81

      191.14

CTBC 0-5 Year AAA-BB EM USD Government Bond ex-144a ETF

00849B TT

      708.17

     708.25

      188.14

E Fund Hang Seng China Enterprises Index ETF

510900 CH

   1,252.88

     151.18

      186.61

ChinaAMC CSI 300 Index ETF

83188 HK

   1,997.82

(67.62)

      178.34

Xtrackers S&P 500 UCITS ETF - 1C

K6K SP

          3.85

  1,721.84

      166.90

CSOP Hang Seng Index Daily -2x Inverse Product

7500 HK

      384.58

     365.06

      164.07

FUH Hwa China 5 + YR Policy Bank Bond Etf

00747B TT

   1,313.49

     785.51

      160.15

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The top 10 ETP's by net new assets collectively gathered $84.45 million in September. The ETFS Physical Gold (AUS) gathered $60.53 million alone.

Top 10 ETPs by net inflows in September 2019: Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)

Name

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
 Sep-19

NNA
(US$ Mn)
 YTD-19

NNA
(US$ Mn)
 Sep-19

ETFS Physical Gold (AUS)

GOLD AU

      703.13

     162.09

        60.53

ETFS Physical Platinum (AUS)

ETPMPT AU

      186.08

      47.37

        14.67

ETFS Physical Palladium (AUS)

ETPMPD AU

        62.15

      12.48

         4.31

ETFS Physical Silver (AUS)

ETPMAG AU

      138.00

      22.22

         4.19

ETFS Precious Metals Basket

ETPMPM AU

        36.29

(3.94)

         0.75

AMP Capital Dynamic Markets Fund Hedge Fund

DMKT AU

          3.88

        2.55

0.00

Schroder Real Return Fund

GROW AU

          1.76

        0.26

0.00

XTB Units DXS 4.25% May-2027

YTMDX2 AU

          6.44

        0.60

0.00

XTB Units TLS 4% Apr-27

YTMTL2 AU

          1.77

0.00

0.00

XTB Units VCX 3.5% Apr-24

YTMVCX AU

          1.62

        0.83

0.00

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