- Report by Thomson Reuters Lipper
- Bond Funds present largest inflows
- Performance accounted for most the gains
According to Detlef Glow, Head of EMEA research at Lipper, assets under management in the European exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry increased from €427.97 billion to €464.15 billion during October.
After performance drove down European ETF’s AUM in September, this increase of €36.18 billion in October has much to thank to it. The underlying markets' performance accounted for €30.36 billion, while net sales contributed €5.8 billion to the overall growth of assets under management in the ETF segment.
In terms of asset classes, bond funds (+€3.7 billion) enjoyed by far the highest net inflows for the month, followed by equity funds (+€2.8 billion), and alternative UCITS products (+€0.1 billion).
The best selling Lipper Global Classifications in October where:
- Equity US with €62.8 billion
- Equity EuroZone with €47.2 billion
- Equity Japan with €38.3 billion
Amongst ETF promoters, iShares with €4.1 billion (iShares accounts for 49.45% of the overall AUM with €229.5 bn), db x-trackers with €0.5 billion and Amundi ETF €0.4 billion, were the best selling ones.
The best selling ETF for October was the iShares Core EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF, which accounted for net inflows of €460 m or 7.90% of the overall inflows
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