Global stocks ETFs lead the flow in H1 2017 – TrackInsight
ETF data platform TrackInsight has found out that global stocks ETFs have faced the biggest inflows during the first half of 2017 in geographical terms.
Around €46bn of assets have gone into 542 global stocks’ passive strategies according to TrackInsight’s research.
On the other end, LatAm stocks’ ETFs have seen outflows of €104m on the same period.
Eurozone stocks ETFs have recorded inflows of €12.6bn, up 24% in comparison with January 2017.
Among country stocks ETFs in Europe, France ranked first in terms of inflows with €961m that have been poured into French stocks ETFs from January to June 2017 while Russian stocks ETFs have suffered the largest outflows (-€335m).
Asian stocks ETFs have outperformed their geographical peers (as a group), TrackInsight’s data shows, having seen their performance rise by 11.63% during H1 2017.
As a group, North American ETFs have underperformed by 2.62% compared to data recorded in January 2017, even though most of these declines came in the last few days of June.
US stocks ETFs have seen inflows of over €88bn but did poorly as a group between January and June 2017 (-0.42%).
On the contrary, Mexican Stocks ETFs suffered some €742m outflows in H1 2017, TrackInsight estimates, but returned 13.80% over the first half of the year.