ETF Assets Hit Record $2.2 Trillion in 2015. The growth of ETFs drives increased allocation of passive products in retail distribution channels during the year. Total exchange-traded fund (ETF) assets hit an all-time high of $2.2 trillion in 2015, driven by the continued growth in popularity of passive investment vehicles. Comparatively, total long-term mutual fund assets held by financial intermediaries decreased by $161 billion to $7.29 trillion in the full year of 2015 (-2.2%), while ETF assets increased by $124 billion in the same period (6.1%).
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