While US-based investors have been fleeing equity ETFs throughout February, especially in their home market, European buyers have remained resilient despite the volatility. However, overall equity ETFs have seen over €4bn of outflows during the month, as a general risk off mood has spread across markets.
Multi-factor ETFs have gained solid inflows since the February dip as investors are keen to diversify and avoid market timing.
ETF investors are piling out of Russian-focused exchange traded funds amid allegations from Vladimir Putin that the US is meddling with its upcoming presidential election.
High yield exchange traded funds are reflecting investors’ growing concerns over the fixed income space, with short interest in these vehicle reaching a new record in February, according to data from IHS Markit.
Growth stocks are back in business after the market meltdown earlier this month shows no sign of serious deterioration, according to experts.
Stock market ETFs continue to be impacted as investors appear to be spooked by changing monetary policy and limited boost from White House economic incentives.