Global ETP inflows hit $33.5bn in April, says BlackRock

Figures represent best April on record for the industry

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Global exchange-traded product (ETP) inflows surged to a six-month high of $33.5 billion in April, representing the best April on record for the industry, according to figures from BlackRock. Europe-listed ETPs have attracted more assets in the first four months of 2014 than 2013 as a whole, resulting in $20.6 billion in inflows year to date. Emerging markets equity exhibited the single largest rebound, accounting for $5.9 billion when measured in terms of broad exposures. The highest flows i

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