On a global basis, exchange traded products, including exchange traded funds and exchange traded notes (ETNs), hauled in a record $199 billion last month, according to industry research firm ETFGI.
“The Global ETF/ETP industry has 5,463 ETFs/ETPs, with 10,510 listings, assets of US$2.6 Tn, from 225 providers listed on 61 exchanges, according to preliminary data from ETFGI’s end Q3 2014 Global ETF and ETP industry insights report,” said ETFGI.
In the U.S., ETFs pulled in $50 billon during the third quarter, bring total ETP in the world’s largest ETF market to $1.86 trillion and that number could soar this quarter because the October through December period is often the best time of the year for ETF inflows.
Some ETFs are already seeing robust 2014 inflows. In fact, some have more than doubled in size. We take a look at some this year’s ETF doublers here with the caveats that the list is issuer agnostic and that the funds here made big dollar moves, such as $500 million to $1 billion, not $5 million to $10 million. Let’s get started with the…