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 845 constituents (as of 30/06/17), 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 27.90%, followed by South Korea (15.61%) and Taiwan (12.48%). Top sectors within the MSCI Emerging Markets index are information technology (26.63%), financial services (23,59%) and consumer discretionary (10.56%). (Source: MSCI; As of 30/06/2017).

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
21.24%
return in CHF in 2017 per 30/09/17
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 30/09/17

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 5,780 0.75% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI Emerging Markets SF UCITS ETF (USD) A-accIE00B3Z3FS74 2,706 0.22% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Swap-based
Amundi ETF MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USDFR0010959692 2,132 0.20% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
db x-trackers MSCI Emerging Markets Index UCITS ETF 1CLU0292107645 2,083 0.49% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B4L5YC18 1,196 0.68% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-disLU0480132876 1,004 0.45% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Optimized sampling
db x-trackers MSCI Emerging Markets 1C UCITS ETF (DR)IE00BTJRMP35 495 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USDIE00B5SSQT16 388 0.40% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Source MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF AIE00B3DWVS88 355 0.29% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETFIE00B469F816 314 0.42% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets TRN UCITS ETFLU0635178014 256 0.25% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF C-USDFR0010435297 249 0.55% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-UKdisLU1126036976 23 0.45% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Optimized sampling

Source: justETF.com; As of 24/10/17

 

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 %
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 0.85% 9.25% 10.27% 21.56% 15.50%
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 0.86% 9.31% 10.27% 21.54% 15.77%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-UKdis 0.90% 9.18% 10.24% 21.52% -
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 0.76% 9.22% 10.07% 21.50% 15.43%
ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets TRN UCITS ETF 0.86% 9.22% 10.16% 21.42% 15.70%
db x-trackers MSCI Emerging Markets Index UCITS ETF 1C 0.83% 9.23% 10.20% 21.32% 14.37%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc) 0.86% 9.20% 10.12% 21.29% 15.13%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Dist) 0.85% 9.16% 10.11% 21.28% 14.93%
Source MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF A 0.83% 9.14% 10.07% 21.28% 14.20%
Amundi ETF MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 0.67% 9.20% 10.00% 21.24% 15.35%
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF C-USD 0.79% 9.07% 9.91% 21.10% 14.43%
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI Emerging Markets SF UCITS ETF (USD) A-acc 0.84% 9.16% 10.03% 21.09% 13.99%
db x-trackers MSCI Emerging Markets 1C UCITS ETF (DR) 0.88% 9.28% - - -
ETF   2017
in %
2016
in %
2015
in %
2014
in %
2013
in %
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 21.42% 13.45% -14.94% 9.37% -5.80%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-UKdis 21.36% 13.57% -14.98% - -
db x-trackers MSCI Emerging Markets Index UCITS ETF 1C 21.35% 12.90% -15.21% 7.89% -6.16%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc) 21.33% 13.16% -14.89% 7.96% -6.60%
ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets TRN UCITS ETF 21.32% 14.47% -15.21% 8.17% -5.60%
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 21.29% 14.44% -15.78% 7.55% -5.85%
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 21.28% 14.25% -15.30% 8.14% -5.91%
Amundi ETF MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 21.24% 13.76% -15.06% 8.15% -5.82%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Dist) 21.24% 13.13% -14.94% 8.05% -6.57%
Source MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF A 21.21% 12.96% -15.25% 7.70% -6.26%
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF C-USD 21.10% 13.07% -15.07% 7.79% -5.89%
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI Emerging Markets SF UCITS ETF (USD) A-acc 21.09% 12.89% -15.26% 7.81% -6.28%
db x-trackers MSCI Emerging Markets 1C UCITS ETF (DR) - - - - -

Source: justETF.com; As of 30/09/17; Calculations in CHF including dividends