ETFs and ETPs listed in Japan are gathering net new assets 59% faster than in prior years according to ETFGI.
A record level of $23.8bn in net new assets (NNA) was gathered by ETFs and ETPs listed in Japan in the first seven months of 2015.
At the end of July 2015, the Japanese ETF/ETP industry had 154 ETFs/ETPs, with 209 listings, assets of $125bn, from 21 providers listed on 2 exchanges, according to ETFGI’s preliminary ETF and ETP global insights report for the July 2015.
Record levels of NNA have also been gathered by ETFs/ETPs listed globally which have gathered $199bn in first seven months of 2015, surpassing the prior record of $164bn gathered in the same period in 2014.
In July 2015, ETFs/ETPs listed in Japan saw net inflows of $5.9bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with $4.3bn, followed commodity ETFs/ETPs with $218m, and fixed income ETFs/ETPs with $5m in net inflows.
Year to date through end of July 2015, ETFs/ETPs have seen net inflows of $23.8bn. Equity ETFs/ETPs gathered the largest net inflows with $20.9bn, followed by commodity ETFs/ETPs with $573m, and fixed income ETFs/ETPs with $45m.
Nomura AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows in July with $2.9bn, followed by Nikko AM with $1.7bn and Daiwa with $711m in net inflows.
YTD, Nomura AM gathered the largest net ETF/ETP inflows with $10.1bn, followed by Nikko AM with $6.0bn and Mitsubishi UFJ with $2.5bn in net inflows.