Industry Updates

BlockRock ETP Landscape Wrap | May 2017

David Tuckwell

A monthly summary of BlockRock's ETP Landscape report.

  • Total assets in ETPs globally hit the $4 trillion mark in May. Industry assets sat at $3 trillion in 2015, suggesting exponential growth.

  • European equity funds had their biggest rally in two years, thanks to the French election results.

  • Value ETFs are building a head of steam as investors move out of low volatility ETFs. The market cycle seems to have begun with the American election.

  • Investment grade fixed income had its best month ever, with flows of US$6.8bn.

  • Investors have been increasingly bullish on emerging market ETFs, which have seen five consecutive months of inflows. This is the best run since 2013 and suggests that investors have been mostly unconcerned by the protectionist rhetoric of the US election.

  • On gold, European and Americans are divided.

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