ETFGI reports assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe reached a new milestone of US$1.28 trillion at the end of 2020

 

LONDONJanuary 19, 2020 — ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs and ETPs ecosystem, reported today that assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe reached a new milestone of US$1.28 trillion at the end of 2020.  Assets invested in the European ETFs/ETPs industry increased by 24.5% in 2020. During December ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe reported net inflows of US$27.17 billion, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$119.93 billion which is less than the US$125.18 billion in net inflows gathered in 2019, according to ETFGI's December 2020 European ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report, the monthly report which is part of an annual paid-for research subscription service. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)


Highlights

  • ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe reach a new milestone of $1.28 trillion at the end of 2020.
  • Assets invested in the European ETFs and ETPs industry grew by 24.5% in 2020.
  • The $119.93 billion in net inflows gathered in 2020 was less than the $125.18 billion in net inflows gathered in 2019.
  • Equity ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe followed by fixed income attracted the highest net inflows during 2020 with $62.48 billion and $40.97 billion respectively.
     

The S&P 500® was up 3.8% for December and finished the year at an all-time high, having added 18.4% the year.  Developed ex-U.S. gained 5.5% during December, concluding 2020 up 11.1%.  The S&P Emerging BMI gained 6.1% during December, finishing 2020 up 15.5%. Emerging BMI gained 6.1% during December, and finished 2020 up 15.5%. According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.

 

Europe ETFs and ETPs asset growth at the end of December 2020

 

The European ETF/ETP industry had 2,308 ETFs/ETPs, with 8,857 listings, assets of $1.28 Tn, from 77 providers listed on 29 exchanges in 24 countries at the end of 2020 .

Equity ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe reported net inflows of $21.61 billion during December, bringing net inflows for 2020 to $62.48 billion, higher than the $51.72 billion in net inflows equity products had in 2019. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe had net inflows of $5.58 billion during December, taking net inflows for 2020 to $40.97 billion, lower than the $61.02 billion in net inflows fixed income products had in 2019. Commodity ETFs/ETPs reported $604 million in net outflows bringing net inflows to $15.68 billion for 2020, which is much higher than the $8.69 billion in net inflows gathered in 2019.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $12.53 billion during December. iShares MSCI World Small Cap UCITS ETF (WLDS LN) gathered $1.17 billion alone.

Top 20 ETFs by net inflows in December 2020: Europe

Name

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
 Dec-20

NNA
(US$ Mn)
 YTD-20

NNA
(US$ Mn)
Dec-20

iShares MSCI World Small Cap UCITS ETF - Acc

WLDS LN

2,982.35

1,645.50

1,172.67

HSBC S&P 500 UCITS ETF

HSPX LN

4,894.91

626.70

1,109.54

iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF - Acc

CSSPX SW

42,294.65

(1,162.19)

1,084.92

iShares Global Clean Energy UCITS ETF

INRG LN

5,364.98

2,972.25

857.61

AMUNDI INDEX MSCI EMERGING MARKETS UCITS ETF DR (C) - Acc

AEME FP

3,485.70

(91.63)

797.42

iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF - Acc

IWDA LN

28,934.27

1,787.82

774.25

iShares MSCI World ESG Enhanced UCITS ETF - Acc

EDMW GY

948.15

893.37

700.45

Lyxor Core US TIPS DR UCITS ETF - D GBP - GBP Hdg - Acc

TIPH LN

3,118.80

1,768.09

586.59

Vanguard FTSE 250 UCITS ETF

VMID LN

2,995.31

(544.03)

559.53

iShares FTSE 250 UCITS ETF

MIDD LN

2,107.35

351.42

531.41

Xtrackers S&P 500 Equal Weight UCITS ETF (DR) - 1C - Acc

XDEW GY

2,387.51

1,645.42

521.25

iShares Edge MSCI USA Value Factor UCITS ETF - Acc

IUVL LN

2,150.44

708.11

512.92

iShares China CNY Bond UCITS ETF - Acc

CYBA NA

2,054.68

1,983.47

482.17

iShares JP Morgan ESG USD EM Bond UCITS ETF - Acc - Acc

EMSA LN

1,125.35

611.27

452.04

iShares MSCI USA ESG Enhanced UCITS ETF - Acc

EDMU GY

1,293.80

1,147.86

446.84

iShares Edge MSCI World Value Factor UCITS ETF - Acc

IWVL LN

3,214.03

980.29

424.50

iShares Core MSCI EM IMI UCITS ETF - Acc

EMIM LN

17,628.91

203.97

407.49

PIMCO US Dollar Short Maturity ETF

MINT LN

4,327.55

426.30

385.55

iShares STOXX Europe 600 Banks UCITS ETF (DE)

SX7PEX GY

1,014.29

523.89

363.99

AMUNDI INDEX MSCI USA SRI - UCITS ETF DR (C) - Acc

USRI FP

1,767.89

1,468.26

359.43




The top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered $396 million during December. WisdomTree Industrial Metals Enhanced - Acc    (META LN) gathered $87.57 million alone.

Top 10 ETPs by net inflows in December 2020: Europe

Name

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
 Dec-20

NNA
(US$ Mn)
 YTD-20

NNA
(US$ Mn)
 Dec-20

WisdomTree Industrial Metals Enhanced - Acc

META LN

87.88

87.81

87.57

BTCetc - Bitcoin ETP

BTCE GY

352.29

181.80

69.79

Xtrackers Physical Gold Euro Hedged ETC - Acc

XAD1 GY

3,509.18

65.21

49.29

Xtrackers IE Physical Gold ETC Securities - Acc

XGDU LN

270.59

265.36

45.12

WisdomTree Physical Gold - GBP Daily Hedged - Acc

GBSP LN

1,519.86

848.73

39.55

21Shares Bitcoin ETP - Acc

ABTC SW

126.12

62.91

28.79

iShares Physical Silver ETC - Acc

SSLN LN

611.65

273.27

23.02

WisdomTree Short USD Long EUR - Acc

XBJQ GY

141.23

17.46

18.62

Xtrackers Physical Platinum Euro Hedged ETC - Acc

XAD3 GY

221.89

33.73

17.15

GraniteShares 3x Short Tesla Daily ETP - Acc

3STS LN

14.30

21.51

17.1


 




Investors have tended to invest in Equity ETFs and ETPs during December.

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