ETFs included in the High Dividend Emerging segment rebounded on Thursday posting daily returns of 1.06%, and experienced positive flows through the…
The first half of the year has seen a turnaround in the fortunes of many global assets, as fears of a global trade war and concerns over the political future of the Eurozone dominated the news pages and affected sentiment for European assets.
ETF assets increased by 34.3% to $3.42 trillion at the end of December from $2.55 trillion at the end of 2016 – the fastest growth in the industry since 2009.
US investors are dipping their toes back into European and emerging markets and even high-yield bonds as domestic rally slows and post-Brexit trade appeals.
ETFs continued to enjoy strong inflows in March, adding to the record sales figures of the previous two months to make Q1 2017 the best quarter on record in terms of inflows. Developed market equities took in the bulk of the money.
The monthly overview of the European-domiciled ETP industry has shown investors have become bullish on markets, with continued inflows into equities in favour of fixed income. Overall, European-listed funds have seen the strongest monthly inflows since August 2015.