ETFs and ETPs listed in Canada gathered 7 billion US dollars in net new assets in the first seven months of 2015 according to ETFGILONDON - August 10, 2015 - ETFs and ETPs listed in Canada gathered 7 billion US dollars in net new assets year to date (YTD) through end of July 2015 according to ETFGI. At the end of July 2015, the Canadian ETF industry had 368 ETFs, with 524 listings, assets of US$66 Billion, from 11 providers listed on 1 exchange, according to ETFGI's preliminary ETF and ETP global insights report for the July 2015.
"The S&P 500 index ended up 2% for the month of July and finished the first seven months of 2015 up 3%. Although investors faced uncertainty in China and Greece during July they continued to invest significant net new assets in equity ETFs", according to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner of ETFGI.
In July 2015, ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada saw net inflows of US$400 Million. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$130 Million, followed by equity ETFs/ETPs with US$54 Million, and commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$40 Million.
YTD through end of July 2015, ETFs/ETPs have seen net inflows of US$7.0 Billion. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$3.2 Billion, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$2.8 Billion, and commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$23 Million.
Vanguard gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in July with US$142 Million, followed by BMO AM with US$104 Million, PowerShares with US$88 Million, Horizons with US$83 Million and First Asset with US$76 Million in net inflows.
BMO AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows YTD with US$3.0 Billion, followed by Vanguard with US$1.3 Billion, iShares with US$594 Million, RBC Global Asset Management with US$499 Million and Horizons with US$439 Million in net inflows.
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