Assets under management in the European exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry recovered further during May—from €445.6 bn for April to €454.6 bn for May. The increase of €9.0 bn for May was mainly driven by…
the performance of the underlying markets (+€8.7 bn), while net sales contributed only €0.3 bn to the overall growth in assets under management in the ETF segment.
Bond funds (+€2.1 bn) enjoyed the highest net inflows for May.
Bond EUR Corporates (+€0.8 bn), Equity Emerging Markets Global (+€0.6 bn), and Bond USD Corporates (+€0.3 bn) were the best selling Lipper global classifications for May.
iShares (+€1.0 bn), db x-trackers (+€0.2 bn), and Think Capital (+€0.2 bn) were the best selling ETF promoters in Europe for May.
The ten best selling funds gathered total net inflows of €2.3 bn for May.
UBS ETFs plc – MSCI Emerging Markets SF UCITS ETF USD A acc, accounting for net inflows of €0.4 bn or 130.5% of the total net inflows, was the best selling individual ETF for May.