ETFGI reports assets invested in the ETFs industry in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) reached a new milestone of US$846.38 billion at the end of February

Press Release
 
LONDONMarch 28, 2024— ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs ecosystem, reported today that the ETFs industry in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) reached a milestone of US$846.38 billion at the end of February.   Net inflows of US$32.47 billion were gathered during February, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$71.17 billion, according to ETFGI's February 2024 Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) 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 invested in ETFs industry in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) reached a milestone of $846.38 Bn at the end of February beating the previous record of $784.24 Bn at the end of December 2023.
  • Assets increased by 7.9% YTD in 2024, going from $784.24 Bn at end of 2023 to $846.38 Bn.
  • Net inflows of $32.47 Bn during February.
  • YTD net inflows of $71.17 Bn are the highest record, the second highest recorded YTD net inflows are of $31.38 Bn in 2022, followed by YTD net inflows of $12.34 Bn in 2021.
  • 32nd month of consecutive net inflows.


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“The S&P 500 index increased by 5.34% in February and is up by 7.11% YTD. Developed markets excluding the US increased by 1.90% in February and are up 1.58% YTD. Ireland (up 8.60%) and Israel (up 8.27%) saw the largest increases amongst the developed markets in February. Emerging markets increased by 4.18% during February and are up 0.57% YTD. China (up 8.41%) and Peru (up 7.12%) saw the largest increases amongst emerging markets in February”, according to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder, and owner of ETFGI.

 

 

ETFs industry in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) asset growth as at the end of February

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At the end of February, the ETFs industry in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) had 3,278 products, with 3,454 listings, assets of $846.38 Bn, from 254 providers listed on 20 exchanges in 15 countries.

During February, ETFs gathered net inflows of $32.47 Bn. Equity ETFs gathered net inflows of $27.46 Bn during February, bringing YTD net inflows to $56.95 Bn, much higher than the $2.88 Bn in net outflows YTD in 2023. Fixed income ETFs had net inflows of $4.52 Bn during February, bringing YTD net inflows to $10.50 Bn, higher than the $2.91 Bn in net inflows YTD in 2023. Commodities ETFs/ETPs reported net inflows of $108.83 Mn during February, bringing YTD net inflows to $172.65 Mn, higher than the $136.58 Mn in net outflows YTD in 2023. Active ETFs had net inflows of $755.66 Mn during the month, gathering YTD net inflows of $3.54 Bn, higher than the $1.91 Bn in net inflows YTD in 2023.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $30.80 Bn during February. China CSI 500 ETF - Acc (510500 CH) gathered $4.03 Bn, the largest individual net inflow.

Top 20 ETFs by net new assets in February 2024: Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)

Name

Ticker

Assets
($ Mn)
 Feb-24

NNA
($ Mn)
 YTD-24

NNA
($ Mn)
Feb-24

China CSI 500 ETF - Acc

510500 CH

10,684.25

3,802.67

4,028.45

China AMC CSI 300 Index ETF

510330 CH

13,030.41

7,209.48

3,761.86

Harvest CSI 300 Index ETF - Acc

159919 CH

14,139.49

7,837.25

3,541.06

E Fund CSI 300 ETF

510310 CH

16,316.94

8,996.53

3,419.42

Huatai-Pinebridge CSI 300 ETF

510300 CH

26,134.98

7,350.13

3,061.85

China Southern CSI 1000 ETF - Acc

512100 CH

3,325.11

1,771.12

2,054.74

E Fund ChiNext Price Index ETF

159915 CH

8,308.93

2,672.52

1,768.36

China AMC China 50 ETF

510050 CH

15,667.61

3,892.37

1,339.90

ChinaAMC CSI 1000 ETF

159845 CH

1,929.57

990.38

1,164.17

GF CSI 1000 ETF

560010 CH

1,738.38

503.59

969.46

Harvest CSI 500 Index ETF - Acc

159922 CH

1,658.84

782.98

910.25

China AMC CSI 500 ETF

512500 CH

1,677.66

759.83

768.45

SAMSUNG KODEX CD Rate Active ETF SYNTH

459580 KS

5,983.09

897.19

763.40

E Fund CSI Science and Technology Innovation Board 50 ETF

588080 CH

5,054.55

859.67

630.77

CAPITAL ICE ESG 20+ YEAR BBB US CORPORATE ETF

00937B TT

2,284.98

1,289.47

583.04

Cathay US Treasury 20+ YR ETF - Acc

00687B TT

3,715.71

1,318.51

488.45

Asian Bond Fund - Indonesia Bond Index Fund

R/ABFII IJ

422.15

427.17

424.77

GTJA Allianz CSI 300 ETF

515660 CH

675.22

409.06

397.97

Fullgoal CSI 1000 ETF

159629 CH

899.05

250.27

375.31

Cathay Taiwan Select ESG Sustainability High Yield ETF

00878 TT

8,329.86

401.04

352.59

 

 

The top ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered $367.22 Mn during February. MERITZ SECURITIES MERITZ KIS CD RATE ETN 63 (610063 KS) gathered $290.47 Mn, the largest individual net inflow.

Top ETPs by net inflows in February 2024: Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)

Name

Ticker

Assets
($ Mn)
 Feb-24

NNA
($ Mn)
 YTD-24

NNA
($ Mn)
Feb-24

MERITZ SECURITIES MERITZ KIS CD RATE ETN 63

610063 KS

700.99

290.47

290.47

Samsung Securities Samsung Leverage Natural Gas Futures ETN C 111

530111 KS

146.61

48.87

48.87

KB Securities KB Natural Gas Futures ETN H 20

580020 KS

34.64

17.32

17.32

Daishin Securities Daishin Natural Gas Futures ETN H 16

510016 KS

10.29

6.86

6.86

NH QV Bloomberg Leverage Natural Gas Futures ETN H 74

550074 KS

15.14

3.44

3.44

Global X Physical Palladium Fund

ETPMPD AU

2.47

0.26

0.26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investors have tended to invest in Equity ETFs/ETPs during February.

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