This week's highlights
Agriculture fund FOOD was the top performing ETF across the market last week, returning 3.2%, followed by Australian financial sector funds OZF, QFN and MVB. Global robotics thematic fund RBTZ and China funds CETF and CNEW were also amongst the top performers. Asia-focused funds IKO (Korea) and ASIA (tech sector), biotech fund CURE and clean energy fund CLNE were all amongst the poorest performers for the week.
Precious metals were mixed last week. Platinum (ETPMPT) was amongst the top performers, up 2.5%, while silver (ETPMAG) dropped 6.6% to be the week’s overall poorest performer. Gold funds QAU and PMGOLD were also amongst the poorest performers.
Total reported flows into domestically domiciled ETFs were $603m, while outflows totalled $123m. Cash fund AAA saw the biggest inflows for the week, followed by S&P 500 fund IVV. Australian equity funds A200 and IOZ saw the largest outflows for the week.
VAS was the most traded fund for the week, followed by STW and AAA. RARI saw above average volumes.