ESG ETFs receives record inflows while equities continue to lag fixed income

Equities flows YTD remain negative

James Baxter-Derrington
ESG ETF cumulative flows second only to fixed income ETF flows

ESG ETF cumulative flows second only to fixed income ETF flows

ESG ETFs have recorded a record €3.7bn of inflows in June, bringing the asset class to a cumulative total for 2020 of €14.3bn, according to the latest Money Monitor from Lyxor ETF.

Equity ESG ETFs gathered three times as much as fixed income ESG ETFs in June, with €2.8bn and €0.9bn respectively, but across the wider passive industry equities continue to lag bonds, with the former still in negative flows year to date (€-0.1bn), while fixed income has recorded the highest cumulative flows for the year (€15.1bn). Fixed income and money market funds lead May inflows Global fixed income took the greatest share of net new assets across European-domiciled open-ended funds and ETFs, recording a total €9.5bn net inflows to the space, while USD followed in second with a t...

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