European ETP Monthly Highlights (Assets & Flows): Assets : European ETPs AUM increased by €5.8bn on MoM basis and ended the month at €599.6bn….
Deutsche Bank : European Monthly ETF Market Review for April 2017
Data in this report is as of 28 April 2017.
Flows : European-domiciled ETPs continued its positive run in April with inflows of +€4.6bn where year-to-date flows reached +€37bn.
New Product Launches – 7 New products
European ETP market witnessed 7 new launches in April which includes 6 Fixed Income ETFs and 1 Commodity ETC.
Investment Themes for the Month
European equities drew another +€1.3bn of inflows primarily into broad composites (Euro STOXX 50 (+€900mn), CAC 40 (+€343mn) and MSCI EMU (+€297mn). Country wise, France (+€375mn) benefited while US saw outflows (-€1.4bn).
Smart Beta segment recorded inflows of +€624mn. Although Factor ETFs recorded outflows of -€227mn, its year-to-date flows is still firmly positive at +€900mn. In other segments, Small Cap and Leverage Short ETFs also drew inflows of +€230mn and +€213mn respectively. Financials (+ €278mn) and Energy (+€159mn) sector ETFs also benefitted.
Sovereign bond ETFs contributed most within Fixed Income, attracting + €1bn of new money. Money Market ETFs saw the highest assets growth (+7.5%).
Broad commodity commanded most of the overall commodity flows (+ €320mn) while Gold ETPs witnessed redemptions.
Inflows continued for US listed ETFs with European exposure ETFs (+ $2.5bn).
Turnover: MoM turnover decreased by 16%
The total turnover activity into European ETPs decreased by 16% (€60.7bn) compared to the previous month’s total (€75.9bn).