EFTs/ETPs Assets Increase

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    Assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada increased 2.6 per cent in the first half of 2015, says ETFGI’s preliminary global insights report for the first half of 2015. At the end of June 2015, the Canadian ETF industry had 367 ETFs, with 521 listings, assets of US$68 billion, from 11 providers listed on one exchange. In the first half of 2015 record levels of net new assets were gathered with US$152 billion beating the prior record of US$130 billion in the first half of 2014. ETFs/ETPs listed in Canada gathered net inflows of US$984 million and U.S. listed ETFs/ETPs gathered US$103 billion, beating the previous record of US$76 billion gathered in the first half of 2012.