It may have taken more than 20 years, but ETFs finally seem to be getting the recognition among the financial adviser community they warrant
Investors globally are in the midst of a cost-driven revolution. Consultant PricewaterhouseCoopers is predicting that index-linked investing will double its proportion of global AUM by 2020
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) revealed in May that it is working on pilot schemes for equity ETF options, as part of its plan to promote more sophisticated investing
Taiwan’s ETF landscape has long been controlled by a small group of players. However, a decision by the island’s regulatory watchdog to relax constraints on alternative index products has opened
The size and success of the ETF industry in the United States means that it is often considered a mature market
More than 200 executives from Asia-Pacific’s top pension funds, insurance companies and other institutional investors gathered in Hong Kong
11 August 2014
RQFII ETFs recorded significant net inflows in July, estimated at 8.2 billion RMB (US$1.33 billion, which was 19% of beginning and 15% of ending AUM), according to Morningstar in its Asia ETF Roundup (Market) – July 2014. This compares to 4.2 billion RMB net inflows in the prior month, and marks the highest monthly net inflows since December 2012. The majority of the net inflows came from the CSOP FTSE China A50 ETF estimated at 6.8 billion RMB, followed by the Bosera FTSE China A50 Index ETF, estimated at 2.4 billion RMB. Meanwhile, the RQFII bond ETFs saw net outflows, estimated at 0.8 billion RMB from the CSOP China 5-Year Treasury Bond ETF and 0.2 billion RMB from the E Fund Citi Chinese Government Bond 5-10 Years Index ETF.
ETFI Asia magazine – ETFI being an acronym for exchange traded funds and index funds – is published four times a year and is dedicated to providing in-depth coverage of ETFs and the indexing industry in the Asia-Pacific region.
11 August 2014
Research and consultancy firm ETFGI’s analysis finds ETFs and ETPs listed in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) gathered US$1.2 billion in net new assets (NNA) in July, which pushed assets in the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF/ETP industry to a new record high of $103.3 billion, surpassing the prior record of $96.7 billion set at the end of June 2014. The Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) ETF/ETP industry had 543 ETFs/ETPs, with 676 listings, from 97 providers listed on 15 exchanges, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s End-July 2014 Global ETF And ETP Industry Insights Report.
Directed at a very focussed institutional audience in the Asia-Pacific region, ETFI Asia has an average qualified circulation of 5,169 for the 6-month period: March 2013 to Septmeber 2013.