Assets invested in exchange-traded funds and products listed in the U.S. hit a new record high $2.23 trillion at the end of May, ETFGI reported Friday.
The U.S. sector had 1,902 ETFs/ETPs from 96 providers listed on three exchanges.
ETFGI also reported record levels of assets invested in globally listed ETFs/ETPs, $3.14 trillion, and in Japan, $147 billion.
In May, U.S.-listed funds gathered net inflows of $3.3 billion. The biggest gainers were commodity ETFs/ETPs, which had net inflows of $4.6 billion, and fixed income funds with $3.4 billion. Equity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows of $6.5 billion.
In the first five month of the year, ETFs/ETPs had net inflows of $48.6 billion.
Year to date through May, fixed income and commodity ETFs/ETPs were at record levels, recording net inflows of $37 billion and $13 billion, respectively. Inverse funds were also at a record level, $1.4 billion.
For their part, equity ETFs/ETPs experienced net outflows of $7.7 billion between January and May.