ETF assets have grown by 49.7% year to date in Asia Pacific ex-Japan, according to the ETF Landscape industry review by Barclays Global Investors.
The report shows the region has 114 ETFs with 187 listings and assets of $35.58bn from 37 providers on 13 exchanges.
It says the number of ETFs has increased by 18.8%, with 20 new ETFs launched and four ETFs de-listed year to date.
In terms of assets, the report shows State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) is the largest ETF provider in Asia ex-Japan, with $9.55bn under management. SSgA has six ETFs, eight listings, and a market share of 26.9%.
iShares is the second largest provider in the region, with $6.98bn under management, eight locally domiciled ETFs and 32 listings, with a 19.6% market share. Hang Seng Investment Management follows with assets of $4.91bn, three products and a 13.8% market share at the end of the third quarter.
The report reveals the top two providers in terms of average daily US dollar turnover are China Asset Management and iShares, with a respective market share of 32.4% and 23.5% at the end of the third quarter.
It shows the top three ETFs in the region by assets under management are the iShares FTSE Xinhua A50 China Tracker, the Tracker Fund of Hong Kong and the Hang Seng Index ETF.
The report adds there are currently plans to release 39 new ETFs in Asia Pacific ex Japan.
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