November 2020: strong inflows in a positive market environment for the European ETF industry

November 2020 was another positive month for the European ETF industry since promoters enjoyed inflows. These inflows occurred in a surprisingly positive market environment in which investor sentiment was impacted by the presidential election in the U.S. and the increasing dynamics of the COVID-19. pandemic. The positive performance of the underlying markets led in combination…

The ETF Deathlist

Even as 2020 was a tough year, the European ETF industry seems to be in good shape as assets under management increased from €870.0 bn as of December 31, 2019 to €874.3 bn at the end of October 2020. An increase in assets under management of €4.3 bn (+0.50%) year to date might look small…

October 2020: another positive month European ETFs

October 2020 was another positive month for the European ETF industry since promoters enjoyed inflows, while the market environment turned negative as the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hit major markets in Europe and investors feared a second coronavirus lockdown-induced economic downturn. The negative performance of the underlying markets led to decreasing assets under…

What you need to know about European ETF domiciles

As ETFs are registered for sales in different countries and listed on multiple exchanges and trading venues, they can be considered as true cross-border products. Therefore, it is not surprising that the majority of ETFs traded in Europe are domiciled in the international fund hubs of Ireland and Luxembourg. Assets Under Management in the European…