Top MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

The MSCI Emerging Markets index Factsheet

The MSCI Emerging Markets is an international equity index, which tracks stocks from 24 emerging market countries. With 846 constituents (as of 29/12/17), the index covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization in each country.

Top country within the MSCI Emerging Markets index is China with a weight of 29.67%, followed by South Korea (15.39%) and Taiwan (11.27%). Top sectors within the MSCI Emerging Markets index are information technology (27.70%), financial services (23,45%) and consumer discretionary (10.20%). (Source: MSCI; As of 29/12/2017).

ETF investors profit from price gains and dividends of the MSCI Emerging Markets constituents. Currently, the MSCI Emerging Markets index is tracked by 13 ETFs.

0.20% p.a. - 0.75% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the MSCI Emerging Markets
2.29%
return in CHF in 2018 per 30/04/18
MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

Cost of MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs is between 0.20% p.a. and 0.75% p.a.. In comparison, an actively managed fund on emerging markets like the Aberdeen Global - Emerging Markets Equity Fund A2 costs around 2.02% per year. Calculate your individual cost savings by using our cost calculator.

 

The best MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 1-year fund return as of 30/04/18

All MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs ranked by fund return

 

The largest MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by fund size in CHF

All MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs ranked by fund size

 

The cheapest MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by total expense ratio

All MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs ranked by total expense ratio

 
 

MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs in comparison

The most important factors at a glance

Besides return, there are further important factors to consider when selecting a MSCI Emerging Markets ETF. In order to provide a sound decision basis, you find a list of all MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs with details on size, cost, age, use of profits, fund domicile and replication method ranked by fund size.

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Provider
ISIN
  Fund size
in m CHF
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Dist)IE00B0M63177 5,996 0.75% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI Emerging Markets SF UCITS ETF (USD) A-accIE00B3Z3FS74 3,442 0.23% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Swap-based
Amundi ETF MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF - USDLU1681045453 2,238 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Index Swap UCITS ETF 1CLU0292107645 2,186 0.49% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1CIE00BTJRMP35 1,293 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-disLU0480132876 1,254 0.45% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Optimized sampling
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B4L5YC18 1,008 0.68% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Source MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF AIE00B3DWVS88 740 0.29% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETFIE00B469F816 328 0.42% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets TRN UCITS ETFLU0635178014 319 0.25% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USDIE00B5SSQT16 314 0.40% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF C-USDFR0010435297 257 0.55% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-UKdisLU1126036976 39 0.45% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Optimized sampling

Source: justETF.com; As of 26/05/18

 

Return comparison of all MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

The table shows the returns of all MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs in comparison. All return figures are including dividends as of month end. Besides the return the reference date on which you conduct the comparison is important. In order to find the best ETFs, you can also perform a chart comparison.

ETF   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 3.26% -0.55% 4.27% 21.48% 25.27%
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 2.86% -0.55% 4.27% 21.39% 24.79%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 3.27% -0.53% 4.13% 21.34% 24.64%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-UKdis 3.29% -0.54% 4.14% 21.34% 24.70%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Index Swap UCITS ETF 1C 3.29% -0.58% 4.02% 21.22% 23.78%
Amundi ETF MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF - USD 3.31% -0.60% 4.18% 21.12% 24.75%
ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets TRN UCITS ETF 3.25% -0.65% 4.02% 21.08% 24.77%
Source MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF A 3.26% -0.62% 3.97% 21.03% 23.66%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc) 3.21% -0.66% 3.87% 20.96% 24.22%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Dist) 3.23% -0.68% 3.93% 20.95% 24.01%
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI Emerging Markets SF UCITS ETF (USD) A-acc 3.27% -0.63% 4.11% 20.94% 23.35%
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF C-USD 3.03% -0.71% 3.87% 20.81% 23.65%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1C 3.29% -0.55% 4.08% - -
ETF   2018
in %
2017
in %
2016
in %
2015
in %
2014
in %
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-UKdis 2.56% 30.82% 13.57% -14.98% -
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 2.50% 30.91% 13.45% -14.94% 9.37%
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 2.46% 30.92% 14.25% -15.30% 8.14%
Source MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF A 2.35% 30.78% 12.96% -15.25% 7.70%
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI Emerging Markets SF UCITS ETF (USD) A-acc 2.32% 30.60% 12.89% -15.26% 7.81%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Dist) 2.29% 30.72% 13.13% -14.94% 8.05%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc) 2.27% 30.84% 13.16% -14.89% 7.96%
Amundi ETF MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF - USD 2.25% 31.18% 13.76% -15.06% 8.45%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Index Swap UCITS ETF 1C 2.25% 31.10% 12.90% -15.21% 7.89%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1C 2.08% - - - -
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF C-USD 1.94% 30.65% 13.07% -15.07% 7.79%
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 1.91% 31.05% 13.72% -15.25% 7.55%
ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets TRN UCITS ETF 1.85% 31.53% 14.47% -15.21% 7.96%

Source: justETF.com; As of 30/04/18; Calculations in CHF including dividends