(Bloomberg) -- BlackRock Inc., the world’s biggest money manager, attracted more cash to its U.S. exchange-traded funds than any competitor in the second quarter as it benefited from resurgent emerging markets.

BlackRock’s iShares lineup took in an estimated $18.1 billion in net deposits in the quarter through June 30, just ahead of first-quarter leader Vanguard Group Inc., also at $18.1 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. IShares funds focusing on emerging markets captured $8 billion, including $6 billion for top seller iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF.

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