The promoters of ETFs enjoyed net inflows (+€6.6 bn) for October. These flows were at the same level as the flows for September but were still below the rolling 12-month average of €6.9 bn.
Investors have not started panic selling German ETFs, despite the shock popularity of the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, which gained 12.6% of the vote in the Federal Elections.
The promoters of ETFs enjoyed net inflows (+€3.1 bn) for August. These were the lowest monthly net inflows into ETFs in Europe since November 2016 (+€3.0 bn).
Low volatility ETFs are gaining renewed attention from investors this summer despite good performance from non-defensive sectors.
The promoters of ETFs enjoyed net inflows (+€8.1 bn) for July and the assets under management in the European ETF industry (€582.2 bn) increased €4.6 bn for July, up from €577.6 bn at the end of June.
The promoters of ETFs enjoyed high net inflows over the course of first half 2017. In combination with positive market performance the assets under management in the European ETF industry increased for H1-2017.