This week's highlights
iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (IKO) was the week’s overall top performing fund, up 5.5%. ETFS Ultra Short Nasdaq 100 Hedge Fund (SNAS) was also up 5% as most major markets continued their risk off sentiment.
Newly launched funds BetaShares Crypto Innovators ETF (CRYP) and Cosmos Global Digital Miners ETF (DIGA) were the worst performers down 13.1% and 16.1% respectively.
Total reported flows into domestically domiciled ETFs were $992m, while outflows totalled $939m. The largest inflows for the week were into domestic broad based fund VAS and Ethical International Shares ETF VESG. The biggest outflows were seen in Vanguard International Small Companies Index ETF (VISM) and Vanguard Ethically Conscious Australian Shares ETF (VETH) which saw $419m and $250m redeemed.
ETFS-NAM India Nifty 50 ETF (NDIA) has returned 28.4% for the year to date. The NSE Nifty50 Index is weighted by market capitalisation and represents 50 of the largest and most liquid blue-chip companies listed on the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) giving investors direct exposure to world’s largest democracy.