Global exchange-traded fund and exchange-traded product assets reached an all-time high of $1.9 trillion at the end of November 2012, according to figures from ETFGI’s monthly global ETF and ETP industry insights.

Assets in ETFs and ETPs reached all-time highs of $1.3 trillion in the US, followed by $359 billion in Europe, $78.7 billion in Asia Pacific (ex-Japan), $46.9 billion in Japan and US$11.6 billion in Latin America. Year to date through end of November 2012, ETF and ETP assets have increased by 23.8% from US$1.5 trillion to US$1.9 trillion.

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