ETFG ETFGI reports that the ETF industry in Europe generated $11.85 billion in net inflows in February 2022

LONDONMarch 18, 2022 — ETFGI, a leading independent research and advisory firm covering trends in the global ETF and ETP ecosystem, today announced that the ETF industry in Europe has generated $11.85 billion in net inflows in February 2022, bringing net inflows to date to $40.91 billion. At the end of the month, assets invested in the European ETF industry fell by 1.2%, from $1.57 trillion at the end of January to $1.55 trillion, according to ETFGI’s February 2022 report on the outlook for the European ETF and ETP industry landscape, the monthly report which is part of an annual paid research subscription service. (All dollar values ​​are in USD unless otherwise specified.)

Strong points

  • The ETF industry in Europe garnered $11.85 billion in net inflows in February 2022.
  • YTD net inflows of $40.91 billion are the second highest on record, after YTD net inflows in 2021 of$41.91 billion.
  • $192.63 billion in net inflows collected over the past 12 months.
  • 23rd months of consecutive net inflows.
  • Assets of $1.55bn invested in ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe at the end of February.
  • Assets have fallen 3.1% since the start of 2022, from a record high of $1.60 billion at the end of 2021 to $1.55 billion.
  • European-listed equity ETFs and ETPs have generated $32.08 billion in net inflows since the start of 2022, the highest on record.

“The S&P 500 fell 2.99% in February as the world watches developments in Ukraine. Developed markets excluding the United States recorded a loss of 1.34% in February. Japan (down 0.59%) and Portugal (down 0.62%) recorded the smallest losses among developed markets in February, while Austria suffered the 10th largest loss, 92%. Emerging markets fell 3.43% in February. Peru (up 7.07%) and the United Arab Emirates (up 6.02%) gained the most, while Russia (down 50.32%) and Hungary (down 6.02%) 24.63%) recorded the largest declines. S&P Dow Jones announced the removal of all stocks domiciled and listed in Russia due to the country’s invasion of Ukraine. According to Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder and Owner of ETFGI.

Evolution of ETF and ETP Europe assets at the end of February 2022

The ETF industry in Europe had 2,655 products, with 10,497 listings, assets of $1.55 billion, from 90 providers listed on 29 exchanges in 24 countries at the end of February.

In February 2022, ETFs/ETPs collected net inflows of $11.85 Good. Equity ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of $7.14 billion in February, bringing year-to-date net inflows to $32.08 billion, higher than the $29.68 billion in inflows net inflows that equity products had attracted at this point in 2021. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of $860 million in February, bringing net inflows for the year to February 2022 to 3 $.65 billion, well below the $8.53 billion in net inflows fixed income products had attracted at the end of February 2021. Commodity ETFs/ETPs reported net inflows of $2.35 billion in February, bringing net inflows for the year through February 2022 to $3.89 billion, more than the $2.85 billion in net inflows that Commodity Products had reported since the start of the year in 2021. Active ETFs/ETPs have attracted entr net inflows of $744 million in the month, garnering year-to-date net inflows of $874 million, more than the $21 million in net outflows that active products reported in the first two month of 2021.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $13.59 billion in February. Invesco S&P 500 ETF – Acc (SPXS LN) raised $1.48 billion, the largest individual net inflow.

Top 20 ETFs by net inflow in February 2022: Europe

Top 20 ETFs by net inflow in February 2022: Europe

The top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered $1.96 billion in February. iShares Physical Gold ETC – Acc (SGLN LN) raised $514 million, the largest individual net inflow.

Top 10 ETPs by net inflows in February 2022: Europe

Top 10 ETPs by net inflows in February 2022: Europe

Investors tended to invest in ETFs and equity ETPs during the month of February.

Contact deborah.fuhr@etfgi.com if you have any questions or comments about the press release or ETFGI events, research or advisory services.

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Mary I. Bruner