Asset Flows Monitor September 2021 Edition

 
Asset Flows Monitor September 2021 Edition

  • Net inflows for US-listed ETFs totaled $68.0 billion in August, bringing total ETF assets under management to $6.74 trillion, another new all-time month-end high water mark.
  • Equity ETFs had net inflows totaling $49.5 billion in August, bringing trailing 12-months (TTM) net inflows to $583.3 billion.
  • Fixed income ETFs had net inflows totaling $19.4 billion in August, bringing TTM net inflows to $208.4 billion.
  • Commodities ETFs had net outflows totaling $2.0 billion in August, bringing TTM net outflows to $8.2 billion.  Precious metals ETFs (-$1.9 billion in August; -$12.8 billion TTM) and energy ETFs (-$0.1 billion in August; -$3.7 billion TTM) were the largest negative contributors in both periods, while broad commodities ETFs (+$0.1 in August; +$7.8 billion TTM) were the largest positive contributor.

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Posted on Friday, September 3, 2021 @ 1:32 PM

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