This week we sent out to the media our annual ETF predictions for the year ahead after another fascinating year in the industry. At a high level, Australia’s ETF industry is predicted to continue its rapid growth trajectory in 2019, driven by investor demand, product innovation and the evolving requirements of advice models used by
Industry ekes out gains in another tough month in equities Notwithstanding continued market volatility and sharemarket declines, the ETF industry returned to its growth trajectory after last month’s declines, ending the month at $41.1B in assets. The industry’s total market cap grew by 0.8% (+$320m), which was entirely driven by net inflows rather than asset
Look beyond the headlines & record trading value! Dramatic sharemarket falls caused the Australian ETF industry to fall in value, declining 3.2% ($1.3B) to end the month at $40.8B. That said, observers of the industry need to look beyond the headline AuM figure which was caused entirely by asset value depreciation, as net flows were,
ETF industry now larger than 80+ year old LIC market The Australian ETF industry passed another milestone in September, becoming the most popular structure for ASX-traded managed investments with total funds under management in ASX-traded ETFs exceeding the significantly more established Listed Investment Company (LIC) market. Read on for details of the month in ETFs.
Industry Breaks the $40B Barrier The Australian ETF industry grew very strongly in August reaching a new record high of $41.5B. The industry grew a rapid 3.7% in the month ($1.5B), 2/3 of which was driven by asset appreciation particularly in the U.S. sharemarket. Read on for details of the month in ETFs.
Industry growth continues into new financial year The Australian ETF industry continued to grow in the month of July, and is now just shy of $40B, reaching a record high of $39.98B. The industry grew 2.1% in the month ($812m), approximately half of which came from new inflows ($409m) and the remainder from asset growth.
Industry ends the financial year on a high It has been another strong half for the Australian ETF industry in the first six months of 2018. The industry’s funds under management increased 9% for the half to end the financial year at a new record high of $39.2B, with the industry growing FuM by $3.2B.
Industry crosses $38B mark The Australian ETF industry continued to grow last month, reaching a record high of $38.4B. The Industry grew 1.4% in the month ($534m), the vast majority (~90%) of which came from new inflows, rather than asset appreciation. Read on for details of the month in ETFs.
Industry returns to growth, aided by strong markets After last month’s rare industry dip, the Australian ETF industry returned to its growing ways this month, aided by strong performance in both global and Australian sharemarkets – reaching a record high in FuM of $37.9B. Read on for details of the month in ETFs.
Positive inflows not enough to stop industry dip With both Australian and Global equity markets falling significantly for the second month in a row, continued positive net inflows were not sufficient to stop the industry from declining –ending a 13 month run of positive growth. Net new money for the industry was positive at $481m,