ETFs continue to attract a broad base of global investors as investors seek efficient, tailored access to varied investment exposures and look for diversified buy-and-hold investment products. The global ETP industry posted another year of strong asset growth attracting $235.5billion. Although flows were volatile, total assets increased 23.5% to $2.4 trillion. ETF managers and investors may be interested to see the surprising trends that emerged in the 2013 ETP growth story.
1. ETPs listed in the U.S. grew faster than in any other region