Asian ETF market assets have surpassed those in Europe and the U.S. in the first half, Asian Investor reports. BlackRock found out that Japan-listed ETFs reported a fall in the assets under management but Chinese entrants continued to emerge.
The Asia-Pacific ex-Japan ETFs assets increased 14.9% to $61.2 billion in the first half of 2011, compared to $53.3 billion at the end of last year. Japanese ETF assets fell 3% in the first six months to $31.2 billion. Globally, ETF assets expanded 10% to $1.442.7 trillion from $1.311.3 trillion.
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