Top MSCI Europe ETFs

The MSCI Europe index Factsheet

The MSCI Europe index is a European equity index which tracks the return of stocks within 15 European developed markets. With 434 constituents (as of 30/04/21), the MSCI Europe index represents approximately 85% of the total market capitalisation of the European developed markets.

Stocks from the United Kingdom make up the biggest weight in the MSCI Europe index with 22.73%, followed by France (18.03%) and Germany (14.91%). The sector allocation of the MSCI Europe index is showing a tilt towards financial services (16.26%), industrials (14.67%) and healthcare (13.64%). (Source: MSCI; As of 30/04/21).

ETF investors can benefit from price gains and dividends of the MSCI Europe constituents. Currently, the MSCI Europe index is tracked by 11 ETFs.

0.10% p.a. - 0.25% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the MSCI Europe
11.71%
return in CHF in 2021 per 30/04/2021
MSCI Europe ETFs

Cost of MSCI Europe ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of MSCI Europe ETFs is between 0.10% p.a. and 0.25% p.a.. In comparison, most actively managed funds do cost much more fees per year. Calculate your individual cost savings by using our cost calculator.

 

The best MSCI Europe ETF by 1-year fund return as of 30/04/2021

All MSCI Europe ETFs ranked by fund return

 

The largest MSCI Europe ETF by fund size in CHF

All MSCI Europe ETFs ranked by fund size

 

The cheapest MSCI Europe ETF by total expense ratio

All MSCI Europe ETFs ranked by total expense ratio

 
 

MSCI Europe ETFs in comparison

The most important factors at a glance

Besides return, there are further important factors to consider when selecting an MSCI Europe ETF. In order to provide a sound decision basis, you find a list of all MSCI Europe 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 Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Dist)IE00B1YZSC51 6,930 0.12% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Acc)IE00B4K48X80 5,409 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (C)LU1681042609 2,866 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1CLU0274209237 2,723 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
Lyxor MSCI Europe (DR) UCITS ETF - AccFR0010261198 1,274 0.25% p.a. Accumulating France Full replication
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00BKWQ0Q14 416 0.25% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-disLU0446734104 344 0.20% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EURIE00B5BD5K76 151 0.10% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00B60SWY32 105 0.19% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1DLU1242369327 97 0.12% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Lyxor MSCI Europe UCITS ETFLU0392494646 13 0.25% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap

Source: justETF.com; As of 16/05/2021

 

Return comparison of all MSCI Europe ETFs

The table shows the returns of all MSCI Europe 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 %
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Acc) 1.32% 13.62% 32.83% 35.94% 11.37%
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Dist) 1.30% 13.59% 32.72% 35.87% 11.36%
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR 1.31% 13.53% 32.70% 35.80% 11.24%
Amundi MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (C) 1.30% 13.57% 32.71% 35.69% 11.14%
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1.30% 13.54% 32.64% 35.67% 11.00%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-dis 1.30% 13.52% 32.64% 35.65% 10.93%
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1.30% 13.52% 32.61% 35.60% 10.94%
Lyxor MSCI Europe (DR) UCITS ETF - Acc 1.27% 13.50% 32.53% 35.53% 10.80%
Xtrackers MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1C 1.05% 13.02% 32.81% 34.35% 10.60%
Xtrackers MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1D 1.04% 13.01% 32.79% 34.34% 10.73%
Lyxor MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1.03% 12.97% 32.65% 33.78% 9.95%
ETF   2021
in %
2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Acc) 12.73% -3.64% 21.75% -13.74% 20.18%
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR 12.64% -3.35% 21.74% -14.00% 20.20%
Amundi MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (C) 11.76% -3.70% 21.64% -13.72% 20.33%
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Dist) 11.71% -3.58% 21.71% -13.74% 20.19%
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 11.70% -3.74% 21.60% -13.75% 20.17%
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 11.69% -3.78% 21.59% -13.76% 20.29%
Lyxor MSCI Europe (DR) UCITS ETF - Acc 11.68% -3.80% 21.54% -13.79% 20.22%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-dis 11.60% -3.72% 21.56% -13.76% 20.31%
Lyxor MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 11.22% -3.72% 23.44% -14.85% 19.98%
Xtrackers MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1D 11.11% -3.93% 22.79% -14.70% 20.30%
Xtrackers MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1C 11.09% -3.87% 22.63% -14.72% 20.29%

Source: justETF.com; As of 30/04/2021; Calculations in CHF including dividends