ETP Landscape from BlackRock

September Global ETP flows fueled by U.S. equities

  • Global ETPs gathered $42.6bn in September, with strength in U.S. equities and bolstered by emerging markets equities and fixed income, driving year-to-date flows to $358.2bn
  • U.S. equity flows accelerated to $31.0bn against a backdrop of strong wage and employment growth, propelled by large caps with $15.4bn and supported by flows to health care and financial equity sector funds
  • Emerging markets equity flows climbed to $3.4bn focused in Chinese equities, despite lingering trade tensions
  • Fixed income flows remained resilient with $9.0bn diversified across investment grade corporates, Treasuries and emerging markets debt despite a widely anticipated Federal Reserve (Fed) rate hike and prospects for another increase by year-end

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Data is as of September 30, 2018 for all regions. Source: BlackRock