2020 ended with 8 trillion USD invested in ETFs globally, this figure is up from the 7 trillion USD invested by Q3.
908 new ETFs were issued while 493 closed, leaving 415 net new ETFs. We saw growth in investing appetite and in trading with new Authorised Participants (APs) and Market Makers as well the launch of new Exchanges. Overall the ecosystem grew.
Trends in issuance were found in both ESG and thematic ETFs.