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Weekly ETF Monitor for week ending 28 June 2019

This week's highlights

  • Global equity markets softened last week ahead of the resumption of U.S.-China trade talks. Resources and commodity stocks outperformed last week as safe-haven assets gained favour. Gold reached new 6-year highs moving above US$1,400 per ounce, while OZR, QAU and MNRS were amongst the top performers.

  • The worst performers over the week were actively managed products MGE, MHG and MICH. With real estate and infrastructure products generally having a downward trend.

  • Total flows into domestically domiciled ETFs were $342m, while outflows totalled $17m for the week. The biggest inflows were into broad-based domestic equity funds (STW, A200 and MVW) as well as cash (AAA and BILL) and a range of equity and fixed income funds. ETFS Physical Gold (GOLD) saw A$24.5m of inflows for the month of June.

  • STW was the most traded fund last week, while VAF and GOLD saw above average volumes.

  • ETFS Physical Gold (GOLD) and ETFS Physical Precious Metals Basket (ETPMPM) both hit since inception highs last week.