UK exchange traded funds have edged back into the green despite recent political upheaval yet inflows and performance have struggled to gain traction due to Brexit fears.
Providers are scrambling to boost distribution capabilities for ETFs.
Chinese ETFs have seen large outflows, triggering similar activity in wider Asia, Europe and the US on the back of trade war fears.
Investors have flocked to Saudi Arabia following market-friendly reforms and the announcement that the Kingdom will be promoted to emerging market status next year.
Investors have yanked cash from emerging market ETFs ahead of central bank decisions, although the region has seen a little relief around the Trump-Kim summit.
Investors continue to place money into tech stock ETFs, particularly in the US, which has temporarily offset concerns about a trade war.