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Vanguard ETFs Lead as Flows Into U.S. Market Smash $600 Billion

  • Previous record for full calendar year overtaken in late July
  • SPY assets top $400 billion as investors seek broad exposure
Assets in biggest ETF have hit $400 billion for first time

Six weeks after topping a record for yearly inflows, exchange-traded funds in the U.S. have added another $100 billion.

Investors have now poured $605 billion into the $6.8 trillion industry in 2021, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The previous record for a full calendar year was $497 billion in 2020, which was overtaken in late July.