Assets under management of global exchange-traded funds have edged up 9.7 percent since the start of 2014, new research shows.
According to the October issue of the “Cerulli Edge—Global Edition,” published by Cerulli Associates, assets under management (AUM) of ETFs hit $2.55 trillion at the close of the second quarter of 2014. That compares with $2.3 trillion at year-end 2013.
AUM of global exchange-traded funds has been on an upward trajectory over the past four years. At year-end 2010, assets under management totaled $1.41 trillion. Since then, AUM has risen to $1.47 trillion in 2011 and $1.88 trillion at year-end 2012.