Four trends in Europe's ETF market over past week

Jonathan Boyd
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Data published by BlackRock has pointed to four key trends in the European ETF market over the past week, around issues such as trading volumes, discounts, forced selling and sentiment. 1. Record trading volumes evidence liquidity amidst volatility In Europe, last week's ETF trading volumes surged to a record $120bn, beating the new record sets in the previous two weeks - volumes reached $110bn in week of 24 Feb, and $113bn in week of 2 March. For comparison, weekly average volumes in 2019 were just over $44bn. On the busiest days European ETF trading has made up around 30% of all...

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Jonathan Boyd
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Jonathan Boyd

Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope.