ETFGI reports that the ETF industry in Europe garnered net inflows of $8.81 billion in March 2022

LONDONApril 29, 2022— ETFGI, a leading independent research and advisory firm covering trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, today announced that the ETF industry in Europe recorded net inflows of 8.81 billion in March, bringing year-to-date net inflows to $49.71 billion. During the month of March, assets invested in the ETF sector in Europe increased by 1.9%, from US$1.55 trillion at the end of February to US$1.58 trillion, according to ETFGI’s report. March 2022 on the landscape of the European ETF and ETP industry, 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 $1.58 billion in assets invested in the ETF industry in Europe in the first quarter was the second highest on record.
  • During the month of March, assets invested in the ETF sector in Europe increased by 1.9%.
  • Assets decreased by 1.2% during the first quarter, from $1.60 billion at the end of 2021 to $1.58 billion.
  • The ETF industry in Europe recorded net inflows of $8.81 billion in March.
  • First-quarter net inflows were $49.71 billion lower, following year-to-date 2021 net inflows of $59.29 billion.
  • $184.06 billion in net inflows collected over the past 12 months.
  • 24and months of consecutive net inflows.
  • European-listed equity ETFs and ETPs have generated $34.58 billion in net inflows since the start of 2022.

“The S&P 500 rose 3.71% in March but fell 4.60% in the first quarter. Developed markets ex-US rose 1.10% in March and are down 5.57% in the first quarter. Australia (+10.46%) and Portugal (+6.50%) saw the largest increases among developed markets in March. Emerging markets were down 2.27% in March and are down 6.52% year-to-date in 2022. Egypt (down 14.31%) and China (down 8. 34%) saw the largest declines among emerging markets in March, while Brazil (up 14.51%) and Colombia (up 11.98%) gained the most. According to Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner, Founder and Owner of ETFGI.

Growth in ETF and ETP Europe assets at the end of March 2022

The ETF industry in Europe had 2,668 products, assets of $1.58 billion, from 88 issuers, listed on 29 exchanges in 24 countries at the end of March.

During the month of March, the ETF industry in Europe garnered net inflows of $8.81 billion. Equity ETFs/ETPs posted net inflows of $2.50 billion in March, bringing first quarter net inflows to $34.58 billion, less than the $51.45 billion net inflow on equity products attracted in the first quarter of 2021. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs recorded net inflows of $3.20 billion in March, bringing net inflows for the first quarter to $6.85 billion, which is more than the $5.40 billion in net fixed income product inflows. products had reported in the first quarter of 2021. Active ETFs/ETPs attracted net outflows of $199 million during the month, seeing first-quarter net inflows in Europe of $675 billion, higher than the $547 million in net inflows that active products had reported in the first quarter of 2021.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 ETFs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $11.92 billion in March. iShares Core S&P 500 UCITS ETF – Acc (CSSPX SW) raised $1.35 billion, the largest individual net inflow.

Top 20 ETFs by net inflow in March 2022: Europe

Top 20 ETFs by net inflow in March 2022: Europe

The top 10 ETPs by net new assets collectively gathered $7.17 billion in March. iShares Physical Gold ETC – Acc (SGLN LN) raised $2.87 billion, the largest individual net inflow.

Top 10 ETPs by net inflows in March 2022: Europe

Top 10 ETPs by net inflows in March 2022: Europe

Investors tended to invest in commodity ETFs and ETPs during the month of March.

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