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The latest flows and performance insights into the top and bottom performing Australian ETFs.

This week's highlights Global equity markets edged higher last week. Oil continued its strong streak and Silver performed well. The best performer over the week was ETFS Physical Silver (ETPMAG) up 3.7% and VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO) was up 3%. The worst performers over the week were ETFS Physical Palladium (ETPMPD) down 5.8% and BetaShares S&P/ASX 200 Resources Sector ETF (QRE) down 2.7%. Net flows for the week were A$368m. This consisted of A$459m of inflows and A$91m of outflows. The highest inflows were seen in iShares Core Cash ETF (BILL) and iShares Core Composite Bond ETF (IAF). Which had A$50m and A$31m respectively. The largest outflows were seen in BetaShares Global Energy Companies ETF (Hedged) (FUEL) which had A$41m of outflows. ETFS-NAM India Nifty 50 ETF (NDIA) is up 26.4% year to date. It provides the only market beta listed exposure to the NSE Nifty50 Index. Which represents India’s largest 50 listed companies. India, historically a difficult market to access for investors, is now easily available through NDIA and provides investors a window to access one of the largest emerging markets in the world. ...
This week's highlights New listing ETFS Hydrogen ETF (HGEN) was last week’s top performing ETF, gaining 8.9%. The clean energy sector posted large gains for the week with CLNE, ERTH and ACDC all amongst the top performers. Gold mining funds MNRS and GXD also performed strongly for the week. In a strong week for equities, bear equity funds SNAS, BBUS and BBOZ were amongst the leading decliners. Gold pulled back last week, with GOLD down 1.5%, while other precious metals gained. Palladium fund ETPMPD added 2.2% for the week. US dollar and euro funds (USD and EEU) were both amongst the week's poorest performers on the back of A$ strength. Total reported flows into domestically domiciled ETFs were $452m, while outflows totalled $102m. The largest inflows and outflows for the week were into Australian equity (IOZ), bond (AGVT) and cash funds (AAA). HGEN saw over $27m of inflows in its first week of trading. The weeks largest outflows were from cash fund BILL. IOZ was the most traded fund for the week, followed by BBOZ and VAS. BILL and AGVT saw above average volumes. ...