Exchange traded funds are attracting greater asset inflows as investors become more confident that the rally in stocks is for real.
According to a Deustche Bank research note, exchange traded products saw another week of robust inflows for the week ended Jan. 27, bringing year-to-date inflows to almost $29 billion.
U.S.-listed ETPs brought in $6.7 billion in inflows for the week, compared to $10 billion in the week ended Jan. 20. [U.S. ETFs See More Inflows]
ETPs covering all asset classes, except foreign currencies, saw positive inflows over the week. Notably, equity, fixed income and commodity ETPs gained $3.4 billion, $2.5 billion and $1.2 billion, respectively.
Looking within equity ETPs, emerging market investments took in the lion’s share, with $1.5 billion, followed by mid-cap ETPs with $0.7 billion. [Reemerging Markets ETFs?]