ETFGI reports assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe reach a record US$1.30 trillion at the end of January 2021

 

LONDONFebruary 15, 2021 — ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs and ETPs ecosystem, reports assets invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe reach a record US$1.30 trillion at the end of January.  A strong start to the year with record net inflows of US$20.51 billion during January, which is significantly more than the net inflows of US$15.16 billion in January 2020.  Assets invested in the European ETFs/ETPs industry have increased by 1.1%, from US$1.28 trillion at the end of December, to US$1.30 trillion, according to ETFGI's January 2021 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

  • Assets reach a new record $1.30 trillion invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe at the end of January.
  • Net inflows set a new record of $20.51 billion in January. 
  • Equity ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe attracted the biggest part of net inflows during January with $15.92 billion.
     

“The S&P 500 posted a loss of 1% for January due to the sell-off during the last week of the month.  Small and mid-cap stocks outperformed in January, with the S&P Mid-Cap 400® and the S&P SmallCap 600® up 2% and 6%, respectively.   Slower-than-expected COVID-19 vaccine distribution affected global impacted equities globally.  The Developed markets ex- the U.S. ended the month down 1% while Emerging markets were up 3% for the month. “According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.

 

Europe ETFs and ETPs asset growth as at the end of January 2021

 

The European ETFs and ETPs industry had 2,311 ETFs/ETPs, with 8,970 listings, assets of $1.30 Tn, from 80 providers listed on 29 exchanges in 24 counties at the end of January 2021.

Equity ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe reported net inflows of $15.92 BN during January, which is significantly more than the $7.73 Bn in net inflows equity products attracted in January 2020. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe had net inflows of $2.10 Bn during January, which is lower than the $5.35 Bn in net inflows reported in January2020. Commodity ETFs/ETPs reported $2.36 Bn in net inflows,, which is higher than the $2.15 Bn in net inflows gathered in January 2020.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $10.43 Bn during January. AMUNDI INDEX MSCI USA SRI - UCITS ETF DR (C) - Acc (USRI FP) gathered $1.07 Bn.

Top 20 ETFs by net inflows in January 2021: Europe

Name

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
 Jan-21

NNA
(US$ Mn)
Jan-21

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

USRI FP

2,828.99

1,072.73

iShares Global Clean Energy UCITS ETF

INRG LN

6,499.48

871.93

Amundi MSCI USA ESG Leaders Select UCITS ETF DR - Acc

SADU GY

1,122.14

751.60

UBS ETF-MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF A - Acc - Acc

EMMUSC SW

3,041.95

748.99

iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF - Acc

IWDA LN

29,305.54

675.11

iShares China CNY Bond UCITS ETF - Acc

CYBA NA

2,738.42

658.06

UBS (Irl) ETF plc - MSCI ACWI ESG Universal UCITS ETF CHF ACC

AWESGS SW

748.18

510.46

UBS (Irl) ETF plc - MSCI ACWI ESG Universal UCITS ETF USD ACC

AWESGW SW

747.43

484.59

iShares China CNY Bond UCITS ETF

CNYB NA

4,369.82

432.23

UBS (Irl) ETF plc - MSCI ACWI ESG Universal UCITS ETF EUR ACC

AWESGE SW

659.25

428.99

iShares Core MSCI Pacific ex-Japan UCITS ETF - Acc

CSPXJ SW

2,643.01

428.83

Vanguard FTSE All-World UCITS ETF

VWRD LN

6,945.61

415.20

iShares Core FTSE 100 UCITS ETF

ISF LN

11,909.51

396.46

iShares MSCI USA ESG Screened UCITS ETF - Acc - Acc

SASU LN

2,277.08

393.84

iShares MSCI EM IMI ESG Screened UCITS ETF - Acc - Acc

SAEM LN

1,543.87

375.55

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

XDEW GY

2,729.36

373.96

L&G US Equity Responsible Exclusions UCITS ETF - Acc

RIUS LN

1,703.24

367.75

iShares J.P. Morgan EM Local Govt Bond UCITS ETF

SEML LN

6,489.70

363.91

iShares Edge MSCI USA Value Factor UCITS ETF - Acc

IUVL LN

2,562.39

348.03

iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF - EUR Hdg

IWLE GY

703.83

336.05



The top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered $1.76 Bn during January. Invesco Physical Gold ETC – Acc (SGLD LN) gathered $421 Mn.
 

Top 10 ETPs by net inflows in January 2021: Europe

Name

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
 Jan-21

NNA
(US$ Mn)
 Jan-21

Invesco Physical Gold ETC - Acc

SGLD LN

14,212.26

421.23

AMUNDI PHYSICAL GOLD ETC (C) - Acc

GOLD FP

3,508.97

278.06

CoinShares Physical Bitcoin - Acc

BITC SW

225.88

224.85

iShares Physical Gold ETC - Acc

SGLN LN

14,253.04

217.65

Invesco Physical Gold ETC - EUR Hdg Acc

SGLE IM

206.60

154.97

Xtrackers Physical Gold Euro Hedged ETC - Acc

XAD1 GY

3,594.56

150.68

WisdomTree Physical Silver - Acc

PHAG LN

2,619.76

86.71

WisdomTree Copper - Acc

COPA LN

421.33

82.02

WisdomTree Physical Gold - GBP Daily Hedged - Acc

GBSP LN

1,577.77

75.15

Xetra Gold EUR - Acc

4GLD GY

13,008.70

68.88

 


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



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