Total assets in commodity ETP (Exchange Traded Products) assets rose by $8.4bn to $135.3bn, marking the first quarterly rise since Q3 2012, according to ETF Securities.
ETFGI, the London based ETF and ETP research and consulting firm, has reported an estimate of 3,367 institutional investors in 50 countries with exposure to this type of investment.
According to preliminary figures from ETFGI's Global ETF and ETP industry insights report, near record net inflows of US$44.08bn and strong market performance helped to push global ETF and ETP assets to US$2.16 trn at the end of July 2013.
Global ETPs attracted $10.3bn in April, keeping year to date flows at $79.9bn, ahead of the $66.3bn of inflows accounted for during the same period in 2012, according to data published by BlackRock.
The European ETP sector will exceed $900bn in size by the end of 2017, as the use of ETPs spreads further across the continent and into new investor segments, according to Mark Wiedman, global head of iShares.
The global ETP industry recorded its best first quarter on record with $70.1bn flow, compared to the previous record of $65.5bn set in 2012, according to BlackRock's ETP landscape report.
In February 2013, Exchange Traded Funds and Exchange Traded Products posted net inflows of $11.4bn globally, according to new research published in the latest ETFGI Global ETF and ETP industry insights.
Global assets invested in exchange traded funds (ETFs)and exchange traded products (ETPs) hit an all-time high of $1.95 trillion at the end of 2012.
Acolin Fund Services, a legal representative and service provider for international fund providers, has received authorisation from the SIX Swiss Exchange to list funds on the exchange.
Reviewing ETPs across Europe, Markit Securities says that breaking through the existing market concentration is difficult for more recently launched products.
Italy's stock exchange Borsa Italiana has reached the mark of 800 Exchange traded products listed on ETFplus, its dedicated market for the trading of ETFs, ETCs and ETNs.
Flows to exchange traded products (ETPs) have reached $192.3bn year to date, surpassing 2011's full year total of $173.4bn, according to data released by the BlackRock Investment Institute.
Investors still want commodities, despite the slowdown of the so-called “Supercycle” that has dominated the last couple of decades. But they are looking for new ways to access the asset class, no longer satisfied with pure beta play.
BlackRock's first thematic report into the exchange traded product (ETP) industry looks at the fast growing role of fixed income, which has grown ETP assets over 10 years at a CAGR rate of 57%.
Inflows in exchange traded products (ETPs) for the first half of 2012 have been the largest ever for the global ETP industry, according to research published today by asset manager BlackRock.
During May 2012 the price of gold dropped over 6% and investors withdrew over €1 billion from gold ETPs.
Commodity exchange-traded products (ETPs) have led the rebound in commodity investment since the start of the year with inflows rising by $7.5bn, the largest quarterly rise in almost two years, according to ETF Securities' Global Commodity ETP Quarterly...
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