ETF Asset Flows Had Turnaround in June

Morningstar reports that U.S. exchange-traded funds (ETFs) saw inflows of $9.8 billion in June after outflows of $3.1 billion in May.

Total U.S. ETF industry assets are up about 38% over the past 12 months.  

Other key findings of the report include: 

  • U.S.-stock ETFs had inflows of $3.3 billion in June to top all ETF asset classes. U.S.-stock ETFs experienced the second-largest ETF asset class-level outflow of $2.7 billion last month, second only to commodities ETFs.  
  • Investors added $2.4 billion to international-stock ETFs in June, a significant turnaround from outflows of $1.1 billion in May.  
  • Commodities ETFs realized the largest monthly outflow of any ETF asset class for the second consecutive month. With redemptions of $892 million, commodities ETFs were also the only ETF asset class with outflows in June.  
  • For the past four months, taxable-bond ETFs had contributed meaningfully to net U.S. ETF flows. The asset class saw inflows of $3.1 billion in June, its second-highest monthly inflow in the last 12 months.  

The complete report is available here.