Global exchange-traded product flows through June 30 totaled $123.9 billion, up 24.6% from $99.4 billion through the first six months of 2013, according to BlackRock's monthly ETP Landscape report.
Equities accounted for about $83 billion in flows, the largest portion of which was in developed markets excluding the U.S., led by Europe ($21 billion), global/global ex-U.S. what is this? ($19.4 billion) and Asia-Pacific ($11.2 billion).
North American equities had $30.9 billion in flows.
Emerging markets flows totaled $900 million in the first half. However, EM equities pulled in $7.7 billion in the month of June alone.
And despite fears of rising interest rates, flows into fixed-income ETPs have more than doubled compared to the first six months of 2013 to $40 billion.