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Weekly ETF Monitor for week ending 29 October 2021

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This week's highlights

  • Alternative energy sources advanced strongly last week ahead of the COP26 Summit starting this week. The best performer over the week was ETFS Hydrogen ETF (HGEN) up 10.2% and VanEck Vectors Global Clean Energy ETF (CLNE) up 8.7%. The worst performers for the week were ETFS Physical Platinum (ETPMPT) down 5.3% and iShares China Large-Cap ETF (IZZ) down 4.7%.

  • Net flows for the week remained strong at A$408m. Consisting of inflows of A$499m and outflows of A$91m. The best flows were seen in BetaShares Australian High Interest Cash ETF (AAA) which had A$228m of flows and BetaShares Australia 200 ETF (A200) which had A$22.6m of flows. The biggest outflows were seen in BetaShares Crude Oil Index ETF - Ccy Hedged (OOO) which had A36.8m of outflows and VanEck Vectors Small Companies Masters ETF (MVS) which had A$8.4m.

  • ETFS Hydrogen ETF (HGEN) offers investors exposure to the world’s leading hydrogen companies, with a focus on pure-plays. Sometimes described as the “Swiss Army knife” of decarbonisation, hydrogen contains three times more energy on a weight-for-weight basis than petrol while producing no carbon dioxide emissions.