According to TrackInsight data, investors kept accumulating “High Dividend All Caps Stocks” ETFs with cumulative inflows hitting a new YTD high.
According to TrackInsight data, after suffering from outflows until mid-March, “U.S. Stocks” ETFs have regained traction with cumulative inflows recently hitting a new YTD high.
Investors have accumulated “European Bonds” ETFs with inflows hitting a new YTD high.
A clear cautious approach can be seen in the behaviour of ETF investors in recent weeks, with flows for the latest month showing a preference for European (and global) bonds over equities.
Bond ETFs have been attracting strong inflows over recent weeks, despite high expectations of another rate hike by the US Federal Reserve at this month’s meeting. The growth in smart-beta fixed income offering and a better understanding of the products is drawing investors to passive bond exposure.