Japanese large cap equities saw the largest ETP inflows in September, according to the latest BlackRock Global ETP Landscape report.
Local providers were the dominant players in inflows of US$9.3 billion in Japanese equities, according to BlackRock.
"The Bank of Japan pledged additional extraordinary stimulus measures to help combat weak economic growth [in September]," said the report.
US equities also generated US$9.7 billion amid improving economic data as the US Federal Reserve opted to hold interest rates steady, BlackRock said.
"Flows to high dividend strategies persisted with US$1.3 billion and preferred stock funds added US$0.4 billion bringing year-to-date flows to US$5.6 billion, ahead of last year’s record pace," said the report.
Broad emerging market equity funds marked a fourth consecutive month of inflows with US$2.7 billion, and fixed income ETPs added US$9.5 billion for the month.
"Investment grade corporate bond funds drew in US$3.4 billion and year-to-date flows of US$32.6 billion are also already above last year’s record total inflows," said BlackRock.
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