WFE Research Team , London , World Federation of Exchanges | Jan 2017

 

Full year 2016 total EOB turnover (value traded) for ETFs was down 6.94% on 2015. This was driven by the 30.5% and 14.4% drop in ETF turnover in Asia-Pacific and the EMEA region, and a marginal drop of 0.6% in the Americas. This decline in turnover was, however, accompanied by a 7.6% increase in the total number of ETF trades over the same period, driven entirely by trade in the Americas (up 14.6%). In the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions however, total number of ETF trades were down 19.6% and 0.05% respectively on 2015.

Jan to Dec’16, EOB Value traded (USD billions)
Americas Asia- Pacific EMEA
6,823.1 1,131.5 594.2
-0.6% from ‘15 -30.5% from ‘15 -14.4% from ‘15
Jan to Dec’16, Number of trades (millions)
Americas Asia- Pacific EMEA
395.7 67.4 15.7
14.6% from ‘15 -19.6% from ‘15 -0.05% from ‘15
 
Change in EOB Turnover over the previous quarter Q1 2016 Q2 2016 Q3 2016 Q4 2016
Americas 19% -16% -7% 4%
Asia - Pacific 39% -15% -16% 12%
EMEA 11% -11% -13% 8%
Total 21% -11% -13% 8%
Change in EOB Trades over the previous quarter Q1 2016 Q2 2016 Q3 2016 Q4 2016
Americas 32% -19% -15% 9%
Asia - Pacific 25% -17% -11% 4%
EMEA 28% -17% -6% -7%
Total 30% -19% -15% 7%
 

Regional Breakdown - EOB Turnover (USD billions)

 

Regional Breakdown - EOB Trades (millions)

 

ETF listings, however, continued to increase. Across all regions, the number of ETFs listed was higher than in 2015, up 8.5% globally, with the highest growth rate of 10% in the Asia Pacific region, followed by 9.5% and 5.7% growth in the EMEA and Americas region respectively. As at end 2016, there were just under 10,000 total listed ETFS.

 

Regional contribution to total as at year end 2016

Number of Listings

Volume traded

Value traded

 

Americas

Asia-Pacific

EMEA

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