LONDON —December 9, 2021 — ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs and ETPs ecosystem, reported today that ETFs and ETPs listed globally have gathered a record US$1.14 trilion in net inflows in the first 11 months of 2021. During November the global ETFs and ETPs industry gathered US$97.44 billion, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$1.14 trillion which is higher than the US$670.16 billion gathered at this point last year. Assets increased 24.2% YTD in 2021, going from US$7.99 trillion at end of 2020, to US$9.92 trillion at the end of November. Assets decreased by 0.6% from US$9.98 trillion at the end of October 2021, to US$9.92 trillion at the end of November, according to ETFGI’s preliminary November 2021 Global ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report, the monthly report which is part of an annual paid-for research subscription service. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)
- $9.92 trillion invested in ETFs and ETPs listed globally at the end of November declined slightly from the record $9.98 trillion reached at the end of October 2021.
- Record YTD 2021 net inflows of $1.14 Tn beating the prior record of $670.16 Bn gathered YTD 2020.
- $1.14 Tn YTD net inflows are $377.23 Bn higher than the record $762.77 Bn gathered in all of 2020.
- $1.23 trillion in net inflows gathered in the past 12 months.
- Assets increased 24.2% YTD in 2021, going from US$7.99 trillion at end of 2020, to US$9.92 trillion.
- 30th month of consecutive net inflows
- Equity ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered a record $788.95 Bn in YTD net inflows 2021.
“Due to the growing threat of a new COVID variant Omicron, the S&P 500 declined 0.69% in November, however, the index is up 23.18% year to date. Developed markets, excluding the US, experienced a fall of 4.94% in November. Israel (down 1.03%) and the US (down 1.47%) experienced the smallest losses among the developed markets in November, while Luxembourg suffered the biggest loss of 16.90%. Emerging markets declined 3.53% during November. United Arab Emirates (up 8.15%) and Chile (up 5.51%) gained the most, whilst Turkey (down 13.72%) and Poland (down 11.95%) witnessed the largest declines.” According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.
Global ETF and ETP assets as of the end of November 2021
The Global ETF/ETP industry had 9,700 prodcts, with 19,606 listings, assets of $9.92 trillion, from 596 providers listed on 79 exchanges in 62 countries at the end of November.
During November, ETFs/ETPs gathered net inflows of $ 97.44 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $72.28 Bn duirng November, bringing net inflows for 2021 to $788.95 Bn, much greater than the $302.50 Bn in net inflows equity products had attracted for the corresponding period in 2020. Fixed Income ETFs/ETPs listed globally reported net inflows of $16.04 Bn during November, bringing YTD net inflows for 2021 to $211.13 Bn, higher than the $210.51 Bn in net inflows fixed income products had attracted YTD in 2020. Commodity ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $948 Mn, bringing net outflows for 2021 to $9.91 Bn, significantly lower than the $63.34 Bn in net inflows commodity products had attracted over the same period last year. Active ETFs/ETPs reported $5.74 Bn in net inflows, bringing net inflows for 2021 to $126.04 Bn, higher than the $77.12 Bn in net inflows active products had attracted YTD in 2020.
Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $40.09 Bn during November. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI US) gathered $5.74 Bn the largest individual net inflow.
Top 20 ETFs by net new inflows November 2021: Global
|Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF||VTI US||287,384.43||38,895.37||5,739.58|
|iShares Core S&P 500 ETF||IVV US||314,607.33||26,545.18||4,340.38|
|Vanguard S&P 500 ETF||VOO US||274,833.46||48,422.27||4,020.88|
|Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF||VEA US||104,387.11||12,566.93||2,378.88|
|iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF||IEF US||16,781.50||2,458.75||2,224.59|
|iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF||IEFA US||100,920.99||12,152.42||1,651.48|
|Nuveen Growth Opportunities ETF||NUGO US||3,279.59||3,282.06||1,632.03|
|Invesco QQQ Trust||QQQ US||210,092.41||15,830.93||1,613.76|
|ChinaAMC MSCI China A 50 Connect ETF||159601 CH||1,585.99||1,591.50||1,591.50|
|Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF||VCIT US||46,955.57||6,347.66||1,589.74|
|iShares TIPS Bond ETF||TIP US||37,722.39||10,784.50||1,568.96|
|E Fund MSCI China A 50 Connect ETF||563000 CH||1,553.93||1,560.95||1,560.95|
|iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF||AGG US||90,929.59||8,097.93||1,442.76|
|iShares Russell 2000 ETF||IWM US||68,827.89||4,071.50||1,375.72|
|China Universal MSCI China A 50 Connect ETF||560050 CH||1,324.91||1,330.69||1,330.69|
|iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF||TLT US||17,160.69||(1101.28)||1,308.81|
|SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust||SPY US||417,698.54||14,895.39||1,275.25|
|Vanguard Value ETF||VTV US||88,927.85||14,860.99||1,270.14|
|iShares 0-5 Year TIPS Bond ETF||STIP US||8,621.87||5,635.56||1,124.63|
|iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF||IJR US||70,542.47||3,497.26||1,048.91|
The top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered $1.71 Bn over November. SPDR Gold Shares (GLD US) gathered $663.25 Mn the largest individual net inflow.
Top 10 ETPs by net new inflows November 2021: Global
|SPDR Gold Shares||GLD US||56,592.95||(9,771.73)||663.25|
|Invesco Physical Gold ETC – Acc||SGLD LN||13,748.80||471.81||204.21|
|WisdomTree Physical Swiss Gold – Acc||SGBS LN||3,611.17||146.32||131.53|
|SparkChange Physical Carbon EUA ETC||CO2P LN||133.56||122.28||122.28|
|iShares Gold Trust||IAU US||28,824.50||(1,457.50)||117.17|
|AMUNDI PHYSICAL GOLD ETC (C) – Acc||GOLD FP||3,780.73||659.44||110.02|
|Invesco DB Agriculture Fund||DBA US||1,055.37||245.12||96.99|
|United States Natural Gas Fund LP||UNG US||510.27||(38.05)||94.08|
|ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas||BOIL US||182.70||0.82||85.91|
|iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust||GSG US||1,348.08||255.10||85.45|
Investors have tended to invest in Equity ETFs/ETPs during November.
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