ETFGI reports Active ETFs listed globally gathered net inflows of US$10.44 billion during April 2022

LONDONMay 25, 2022 — ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reported today that Active ETFs listed globally gathered net inflows of US$10.44 billion during April, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$43.42 billion. Assets invested in actively managed ETFs/ETPs decreased by 2.2%, from US$453 billion at the end of March 2022 to US$443 billion, according to ETFGI's April 2022 Active ETF and ETP industry landscape insights report, an annual paid-for research subscription service. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)

Highlights

  • $443 Bn invested in Active ETFs listed globally at the end of April 2022 are 2nd highest after assets of $453 Bn at the end of March 2022.
  • Assets increased 1.1% YTD in 2022, going from $438 Bn at the end of 2021 to $443 Bn.
  • Net inflows of $10.44 Bn during April.
  • YTD net inflows of $43.42 Bn are 2nd highest after YTD net inflows in 2021 of $62.13 Bn.
  • $112.70 Bn in net inflows gathered in the past 12 months.
  • 25th month of consecutive net inflows.

“The S&P 500 decreased by 8.72% in April and is down by 12.92% in the first 4 months of 2022. Developed markets excluding the US decreased by 6.71% in April.  Emerging markets decreased by 5.40% during April and were down by 11.56% in the first 4 months of 2022. Among the emerging markets the weakest markets were Poland (down 17.01%) and Peru (down 15.32%), whilst Turkey (up 7.44%) and Saudi Arabia (up 4.99%) gained the most.” According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.

Growth in Active ETFs listed globally at of the end of April 2022
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There were 1,586 Active ETFs listed globally, with 2,011 listings, assets of $443 Bn, from 311 providers listed on 30 exchanges in 23 countries at the end of April.

Equity focused actively managed ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $6.01 Bn over April, bringing year to date net inflows to $21.09 Bn, lower than the $31.74 Bn in net inflows equity products had attracted at this point in 2021. Fixed Income focused actively managed ETFs/ETPs listed globally attracted net inflows of $2.89 Bn during April, bringing net inflows for the year through April 2022 to $12.81 Bn, lower than the $25.58 Bn in net inflows fixed income products had reported in the first four months of 2021.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 active ETFs/ETPs by net new assets, which collectively gathered
$7.88 Bn during April. JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF (JEPI US) gathered $1.26 Bn, the largest individual net inflow.

Top 20 actively managed ETFs/ETPs by net new assets April 2022

Name

Ticker

Assets
($ Mn)
Apr-22

NNA
($ Mn)
 YTD-22

NNA
($ Mn)
Apr-22

JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF

JEPI US

8,760.74

3,436.45

1,255.82

Hwabao WP Cash Tianyi Listed Money Market Fund

511990 CH

24,080.37

2,266.89

1,151.26

JPMorgan Inflation Managed Bond ETF

JCPI US

1,103.36

1,106.54

1,106.54

Invesco Optimum Yield Diversified Commodity Strategy No K-1 ETF

PDBC US

8,867.96

2,737.88

498.36

NBI Sustainable Canadian Equity ETF

NSCE CN

689.06

433.00

410.60

First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund

FTGC US

4,692.31

2,025.12

331.14

SPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETF

SRLN US

10,602.57

1,888.23

326.55

ARK Innovation ETF

ARKK US

8,840.24

976.46

310.90

WisdomTree Bloomberg U.S. Dollar Bullish Fund

USDU US

481.21

328.72

294.83

CI Enhanced Government Bond ETF - CAD Hdg

FGO CN

689.50

314.85

286.43

BMO Core Plus Bond Fund ETF - CAD Hdg - Acc

ZCPB CN

1,299.53

409.66

282.82

PIMCO Euro Short Maturity Source UCITS ETF - Acc

PJSR GY

1,474.71

197.60

227.43

Cabana Target Leading Sector Aggressive ETF

CLSA US

485.88

121.13

210.72

Janus Henderson AAA CLO ETF

JAAA US

1,375.55

1,005.65

195.70

Vanguard Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF

VUSB US

2,547.26

538.33

179.93

Dimensional World EX US Core Equity 2 ETF

DFAX US

4,813.39

461.00

176.94

Dimensional US Core Equity 2 ETF

DFAC US

14,282.60

984.22

162.81

Avantis U.S. Small Cap Value ETF

AVUV US

2,881.38

747.21

158.84

Samsung KODEX KOFR Active ETF (Synth)

423160 KS

158.31

158.31

158.31

JPMorgan U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF

JAGG US

1,152.00

161.79

156.69

Investors have tended to invest in Equity actively managed ETFs/ETPs during April.

Contact deborah.fuhr@etfgi.com if you have any questions or comments on the press release or ETFGI events, research or consulting services. 

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