Equity ETFs are on track to pull in $300 billion in 2017, after solid flows in November – but the flows have also fuelled continued regulator interest in the industry.
Inflows into Europe-listed exchange traded products (ETFs) have considerably slowed down in August after a record 2017 so far, with all categories suffering subdued demand or even outflows.
Investors are continuing to put money into bond ETFs despite the sector suffering a sell-off in recent weeks, with most fixed income ETF categories delivering a negative return over the first six months of the year.
Passive investment vehicles in the UK, including exchange traded funds (ETFs), are set to benefit from a key regulatory report released by the country’s financial regulator last week.
ETFs saw record-breaking inflows over the first two months of the year, but cracks are beginning to show as investors start to worry about the UK’s Brexit negotiations and US President Donald Trump’s ability to implement his reforms.