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MSCI equity ETFs net $29bn in H1 2014
29 July 2014
A third of all ETFs launched in H1 track MSCI indexes
MSCI index-based equity ETFs gathered more new net assets than
those of any other index provider in H1 2014.
Over a third ($32bn) of the $86bn global net inflows into
equity ETFs in H1 2014 were invested in MSCI index-based ETFs,
accounting for $32bn of assets.
Additionally, a third of all new ETFs launched in H1 were based
on MSCI indexes, representing 75 ETFs which raised
This brought the number of MSCI index-tracking ETFs to over 650
globally, which is more than any other index provider.
"We are delighted with these numbers which are evidence of
MSCI's strength in the ETF market," said Baer Pettit, managing
director and global head of MSCI's index business.
Pettit attributed MSCI's success to prioritising innovation,
close relationships with ETF providers and a strong brand.