Global ETF assets break $10trn barrier

Six months for most recent trillion

James Baxter-Derrington
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Exchange-traded funds now comprise a quarter of all equity assets around the world and 15% of total bond fund assets.
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Exchange-traded funds now comprise a quarter of all equity assets around the world and 15% of total bond fund assets.

Assets under management held by ETFs globally have broken through the $10trn barrier, just six months after the $9trn figure was broached.

According to data from EPFR, the passive model has taken just one year to grow from $7trn to $10trn, with North America holding the lion's share at 65% of total AUM globally. While it took almost two decades for ETFs to accumulate $1trn globally, a milestone achieved in December 2009, the fund structure has grown exponentially, doubling its assets every four years since its first trillion. European ETF market opens 2021 breaking €1trn barrier Exchange-traded funds now comprise a quarter of all equity assets around the world and 15% of total bond fund assets. While North American...

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