Investor choice was enhanced in January as ETF providers launched 37 new funds, a record for a single month.
ESG was the theme of 19 of the new ETFs in both the equity and fixed income categories.
Leading the market in terms of net inflows were Horizons, Vanguard, and RBC iShares with $1.2bn, $991m, and $976m respectively. But outside the top 10 providers it was Hamilton, Scotiabank and Arrow Capital that saw the largest flows as percentage of starting assets.
RBC iShares remains the leader by AUM ($96.7bn) followed by BMO ($82.2bn), and Vanguard ($39.7bn). These three providers have a combined market share of more than 68%, with RBC iShares alone at 30.3%.