ETFs/ETPs Reach Record High


    ETFs/ETPs listed globally reached a new record high US$3.143 trillion at the end of May 2016, says preliminary data from ETFGI’s May 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report. Record levels of assets invested in ETFs/ETPs were also reached at the end of May for ETFs/ETPs listed in the United States at US$2.229 trillion, and in Japan which reached US$147 billion. At the end of May, the Global ETF/ETP industry had 6,374 ETFs/ETPs, with 12,200 listings, from 280 providers listed on 65 exchanges in 53 countries.