Canadian large cap ETFs have seen further outflows after a rocky 12 months as falling energy prices and volatile financials have harmed the largest listed companies in the country.
While US-based investors have been fleeing equity ETFs throughout February, especially in their home market, European buyers have remained resilient despite the volatility. However, overall equity ETFs have seen over €4bn of outflows during the month, as a general risk off mood has spread across markets.
European equity ETFs have seen subdued demand in the first month of 2018, having suffered net outflows of nearly €3.5bn, while US equities were the stars of the show, taking in almost €40bn during January.
ETFs have been the driving force behind recent market gains in the US, but don’t expect the S&P 500 to end the year higher than current levels, new research has warned.
Emerging Market ETFs have made a surprising comeback in 2017, thanks to a weakening dollar and stabilizing commodities. Here are the top performing single country EM funds.
investors placed more than $100 million in the long-only VIX ETN this year despite dire performance as they prepare for uptick in volatility.