iShares: Inflows to fixed income ETPs reach highest level since April 2021

$35bn to credit ETPs in May

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Rates ETPs hit a monthly record in May ($26bn), continuing the month-on-month surge that began in February.
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Rates ETPs hit a monthly record in May ($26bn), continuing the month-on-month surge that began in February.

Inflows to fixed income exchange traded products (ETPs) rose by 1.9x last month, reaching the highest level since April 2021 at $35.3bn, according to the latest iShares by Blackrock global ETP flows report.

While commodities saw the first outflow month this year ($5.bn), monthly allocations to global equity ETPs recovered in May, gathering $54.3bn, up from April's $6.4bn. Inflows were led by equity ETPs, but buying is still far below the Q1 monthly average. The inflows into US equity ETPs last month suggest that ‘normal' buying has resumed, the report stated, given that the $48.8bn allocated in May was in line with average monthly allocations in the first quarter of the year.  Within credit, rates ETPs hit a monthly record in May ($26bn), continuing the month-on-month surge that began in...

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