Global inflows into ETPs reach 21-month low

Inflows into globally-listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and products (ETPs) fell to $12.4 billion (€10 billion) in February, their lowest level since May 2016.

According to a figures published by the ETFGI consultancy, year-to-date inflows into global ETFs and ETPs amounted to €10.53 billion by the end of February.

The report found that assets invested in ETFs/ETPs globally decreased by 3.5%, or $180.10 billion, during February to $4.968 trillion. 

Despite the slowdown, February marked the 49th consecutive month of net inflows into global ETFs or ETPs.

The decrease, from $5.148 trillion at the end of January, also represents the lowest monthly growth in assets since January 2016, when assets dropped 4.69%.

Despite the slowdown, February marked the 49th consecutive month of net inflows into global ETFs or ETPs, with $12.38 billion gathered during the month: 81.87% less than net inflows in February last year.

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