Asset Flows Monitor May 2021 Edition

 
Asset Flows Monitor May 2021 Edition
  • Net inflows for US-listed ETFs were strong in April, totaling $89.8 billion.  Total ETF assets under management reached $6.17 trillion, another new all-time month-end high water mark.
  • Equity ETFs brought in the lion's share of net inflows in April (+$61.2 billion), bringing trailing 12-month net inflows to $429.9 billion.
  • Fixed income ETFs brought in $29.0 billion in net inflows in April, bringing trailing 12-month net inflows to $244.8 billion.
  • Commodities ETFs had net outflows in April (-$1.0 billion), bringing trailing 12-month net inflows to $10.3 billion.  A closer look shows that precious metals ETFs (-$1.8 billion) accounted for most of April's net outflows, while broad market commodity ETFs had net inflows totaling $0.9 billion.
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Posted on Thursday, May 6, 2021 @ 12:04 PM

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