“The S&P 500 closed the month down 0.13%,” Fuhr said. “Despite recent uncertainty, emerging markets gain 0.31% in February, while developed markets outside of the U.S. declined 1%.”

In February 2016, ETFs/ETPs saw net inflows of US$10.81 billion. Fixed income ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$13.64 billion, followed by commodity ETFs/ETPs with US$8.89 billion, while equity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows of US$12.95 billion.

The net inflows of US$8.91 billion into Commodity ETFs/ETPs in February 2016 of is a record high. The previous high was U$6.72 billion gathered in September 2012.

Vanguard gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in February with US$4.18 billion, followed by iShares with US$3.10 billion and Nomura AM with US$1.49 billion net inflows.

YTD, Vanguard gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with US$8.08 billion, followed by Nomura AM with US$5.71 billion and iShares with US$3.56 billion net inflows.

S&P Dow Jones has the largest amount of ETF/ETP assets tracking its benchmarks reflecting 27.3% market share; MSCI is second with 14.3% market share, followed by FTSE Russell with a 12.3% market share.