02.16.2022

Assets Invested in Global ETFs Decreased

02.16.2022
Assets Invested in Global ETFs Decreased

ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs and ETPs ecosystem, ETFGI reported the global ETFs industry gathered US$76.40 billion of net inflows in January 2022.  Due to market declines in January the assets invested in the global ETFs industry decreased by 3.9% from a record US$10.27 trillion at the end of December 2021, to US$9.87 trillion, according to ETFGI’s January 2022 Global ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report, the monthly report which is part of anan annual paid-for research subscription service. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)

Highlights

  • Due to market declines in January the assets invested in the global ETFs industry decreased by 3.9% from a record $10.27 trillion at the end of December 2021, to US$9.87 trillion. 
  • Net inflows of $76.40 Bn in January are slightly lower than the net inflows of $85.38 Bn gathered in January 2021.
  • $1.29 Tn in net inflows gathered in the past 12 months.
  • 32nd month of consecutive net inflows
  • Equity ETFs and ETPs listed globally gathered $61.85 Bn net inflows in January 2022.

“The S&P 500 decreased by 5.17% in January. Developed markets excluding the US, experienced a loss of 5.33% in January. All countries in developed markets experienced losses, with New Zealand suffering the biggest loss of 14.35%. Emerging markets decreased by 0.94% during January. Chile (up 12.44%) and Colombia (up 12.36%) gained the most, whilst Russia (down 8.74 %) and Poland (down 4.82%) witnessed the largest declines.” According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.

At the end of January 2022, the Global ETFs industry had 9,977 products, with 20,221 listings, assets of
$9.87 Tn, from 617 providers listed on 79 exchanges in 62 countries.

During January 2022, ETFs/ETPs gathered net inflows of $76.40 Bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $61.85 Bn inJanuary, greater than the $48.48 Bn in net inflows equity products attracted in January 2021. Fixed Income ETFs/ETPs listed globally reported net outflows of $4.13 Bn during January, much lower than the $16.12 Bn in net inflows fixed income products had attracted in January 2021. Commodity ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $3.79 Bn, higher than the $2.83 Bn in net inflows commodity products had attracted in January 2021. Active ETFs/ETPs reported $8.79 Bn in net inflows, lower than the $16.93 Bn in net inflows active products had attracted in January 2021.

Source: ETFGI

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