In February 2016, ETFs/ETPs listed in Europe gathered net inflows of US$2.92 billion. Commodity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with US$2.66 billion, followed by fixed income ETFs/ETPs with US$2.12 billion, while equity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows of US$2.19 billion.
The net inflows of US$ 2.66 billion into Commodity ETFs/ETPs in February 2016 is a record high. The previous record was $2.12 billion in September 2012.
ETF Securities gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in February with US$1.36 billion, followed by iShares with US$771 million and Vanguard with US$330 million net inflows.
YTD, ETF Securities gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows YTD with US$1.74 billion, followed by iShares with US$1.55 billion and Think ETFs with US$522 million net inflows.
MSCI has the largest amount of ETF/ETP assets tracking its benchmarks reflecting 22.0% market share; STOXX is second with 21.3% market share, followed by S&P Dow Jones with 12.3% market share.