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ETFGI Reports Record Assets And Net Inflows Into ETFs And ETPs Listed In Asia Pacific (Ex-Japan) Of US$518 Billion And US$64 Billion Respectively At End Of September 2021

Date 22/10/2021

ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs and ETPs ecosystem, reported record assets and net inflows into ETFs and ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) of US$518 billion and US$64 billion respectively at end of September 2021.   ETFs and ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) saw net inflows of US$15.67 billion during September, bringing year-to-date net inflows to US$63.61 billion. Assets invested in the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETFs/ETPs industry have increased by 2.2%, from US$506.96 billion at the end of August, to US$518.15 billion, according to ETFGI's September 2021 Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETFs and ETPs industry landscape insights report, a monthly report which is part of an annual paid-for research subscription service. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)


Highlights

  • Record $518.15 billion invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)  at the end of September 2021
  • Record YTD 2021 net inflows of $63.61 Bn beating the prior record of $32.20 Bn gathered in YTD 2020.
  • $63.61 Bn YTD net inflows are $9.31 Bn over full year 2020 record net inflows $54.30 Bn.
  • $85.72 billion in net inflows gathered in the past 12 months.
  • Assets increased 16.6% YTD in 2021, going from US$444.46 billion at end of 2020, to US$518.15 billion.
  • 3rd month of consecutive net inflows
  • Equity ETFs and ETPs listed in the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)  gathered a record of $42.07 Bn in YTD net inflows.

“The S&P 500 declined 4.65% in September as due to fears of inflation, the ongoing Congressional budget impasse, and anticipation of a reduction in Fed liquidity provision.  Developed markets ex-U.S. declined 2.99% and emerging markets were down 3.12% in September.” According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.

Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF and ETP asset growth as at the end of September 2021

ETFGI_APAC_EX_Japan_Sep21

At the end of September 2021, the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF/ETP industry had 2,199 ETFs/ETPs, with 2,357 listings, from 211 providers on 20 exchanges in 15 countries.


Equity ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) gained net inflows of $12.80 Bn during September 2021, bringing net inflows for the year to $42.07 Bn, much higher than the $11.01 Bn in net inflows reported for the year to September 2020. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) gained net inflows of $3.63 Bn during September, bringing YTD net inflows for 2021 to $6.42 Bn, higher than the $6.01 Bn in net inflows fixed income products had attracted for the corresponding period through September 2020. Commodities ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) reported net inflows of $110 Mn during September 2021, bringing net outflows for the year to $415 Mn, lower than the $5.89 Bn in net inflows reported for the year to September 2020. Active ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) reported net outflows of $495 Mn during September, taking net inflows for the year to $13.93 Bn, much higher than the $4.26 Bn in net inflows active products had attracted for the year to September 2020.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $9.40 Bn during September. E Fund CSI Overseas China Internet 50 ETF Index Fund (513050 CH) gathered $1.20 Bn the largest individual net inflow.

Top 20 ETFs by net new assets in September 2021: Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)

Name

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
 Sep-21

NNA
(US$ Mn)
 YTD-21

NNA
(US$ Mn)
Sep-21

E Fund CSI Overseas China Internet 50 ETF Index Fund

513050 CH

4,135.19

4,329.81

1,201.76

China CSI 500 ETF - Acc

510500 CH

7,370.98

621.62

919.65

China AMC China 50 ETF

510050 CH

8,203.76

210.41

874.78

Tracker Fund of Hong Kong (TraHK)

2800 HK

12,662.04

81.22

663.61

ChinaAMC CSI Science and Technology Innovation Board 50 ETF

588000 CH

3,461.21

1,469.24

654.26

GF CSI Construction and Engineering ETF

516970 CH

887.87

888.14

598.09

Huatai-Pinebridge CSI 300 ETF

510300 CH

6,038.14

(827.89)

514.99

iShares USD Asia High Yield Bond Index ETF

AHYG SP

866.89

751.03

508.32

Huatai-PineBridge CSI Photovoltaic Industry ETF

515790 CH

1,936.16

(23.05)

403.12

Capital ICE BofA Merrill Lynch 15+ Year US Banking Index ETF

00724B TT

2,383.52

51.83

341.83

CTBC Bloomberg Banking Senior 10+ Year Bond ETF

00773B TT

1,835.17

383.21

330.41

E Fund CSI STAR and CHINEXT 50 ETF

159781 CH

1,302.88

1,380.22

323.01

Guotai CSI Coal and Consumable Fuels ETF

515220 CH

560.29

392.66

293.35

ChinaAMC Hengsheng Internet Science and Technology Industry ETF QDII

513330 CH

1,807.82

2,368.59

283.24

Capital ICE BofA Merrill Lynch 15+ Year US Tech & Electr Index ETF

00723B TT

1,554.05

280.11

262.77

BetaShares Australian High Interest Cash ETF

AAA AU

1,811.48

217.62

261.52

ChinaAMC CNI Semi-conductor Chip ETF

159995 CH

2,536.85

(1,932.86)

260.17

Mirae Asset TIGER China Electric Vehicle Solactive ETF

371460 KS

1,759.86

1,528.03

245.84

SBI Sensex ETF - Acc

SBISENX IN

8,073.06

1,493.79

235.29

KGI 15+ Years AAA-A US Corporate Bond ETF

00777B TT

1,255.39

435.74

225.87

 

The top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered $177.58 Mn during September. ETFS Physical Gold (AUS) - Acc - Acc (GOLD AU) gathered $24.29 Mn the largest individual net inflow.

Top 10 ETPs by net inflows in September 2021: Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)

Name

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
 Sep-21

NNA
(US$ Mn)
 YTD-21

NNA
(US$ Mn)
Sep-21

ETFS Physical Gold (AUS) - Acc - Acc

GOLD AU

1574.88

137.25

24.29

Samsung Securities Samsung Inverse 2X WTI Crude Oil Futures ETN 36 - Acc

530036 KS

36.51

30.95

18.26

MiraeAsset Securities MiraeAsset Inverse 2X Silver Futures ETN 49

520034 KS

22.63

16.88

16.88

MiraeAsset Securities MiraeAsset Leverage Silver Futures ETN 48

520033 KS

12.88

16.88

16.88

Korea Investment & Securities TRUE Inverse 2X Silver Futures ETN 62

570062 KS

22.63

16.88

16.88

Korea Investment & Securities TRUE Leverage Silver futures ETN 61

570061 KS

12.88

16.88

16.88

Shinhan Investment Shinhan FnGuide Metaverse ETN 59

500059 KS

16.36

16.88

16.88

NH QV Inverse 2X Silver Futures ETN H 65

550065 KS

22.10

16.88

16.88

NH QV Leverage Silver Futures ETN H 64

550064 KS

12.58

16.88

16.88

MiraeAsset Securities Miraeasset KRX Gold Auto-KO-C P200 2210 ETN 50

520035 KS

16.67

16.88

16.88

 

Investors have tended to invest in Equity ETFs/ETPs during September.