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BlackRock Details June's Exchange-Traded Landscape


In an effort to illuminate and keep up with new trends in the ETFs and ETP market,BlackRock [profile] has been publishing its series of reports "ETF Landscape." The latest in the sequence documents movement within the industry as of June.

The report addresses recent changes in the respective categories, noting that investors have turned to ETPs to execute their investment views, which resulted in net outflows in June of $8.2 billion.

BlackRock also acknowledges the fact that as of June, ETFs accounted for 31 percent of all trading volume in US equity markets — accounting for an increase of 20-25 percent.

The new report shows that fixed-income ETPs saw monthly outflows for the first time since December 2010, and that investors continued to move to shorter duration ETPs, which brought $5.5 billion in. Other fixed income maturity categories saw outflows of $13.5 billion. Gold ETP redemptions continued in June with $4.1 billion of outflows, bringing YTD outflows to $28.2 billion.

Developed Market Equity ETPs continued to attract new money, adding $11.8 billion in June which is down from May’s level of $30.3 billion, but on par with April flows of $13.2 billion.

For more details, download the full report here.


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