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 its 442 (As of 30/09/19) constituents, the MSCI Europe index reflects approximately 85% of the total market capitalisation of the European developed markets.

United Kingdom holds the largest share with 28.02% in the MSCI Europe index. It is followed by France (16.79%) and Germany (15.46%). In regards to sector allocation, the MSCI Europe index shows a tilt towards financial services (20.98%), consumer staples (13.72%) and industrials (13.17%). (Source: MSCI; As of 29/12/2017).

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

0.12% p.a. - 0.25% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the MSCI Europe
15.05%
return in CHF in 2019 per 30/09/19

Cost of MSCI Europe ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of MSCI Europe ETFs is between 0.12% 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 30/09/19

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 6,557 0.12% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1CLU0274209237 2,739 0.25% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
Amundi MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (C)LU1681042609 2,640 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Lyxor MSCI Europe (DR) UCITS ETF D-EURFR0010261198 1,578 0.25% p.a. Distributing France Full replication
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Acc)IE00B4K48X80 1,560 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00BKWQ0Q14 667 0.25% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00B60SWY32 570 0.19% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1DLU1242369327 411 0.12% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-disLU0446734104 373 0.20% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EURIE00B5BD5K76 132 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
ComStage MSCI Europe UCITS ETFLU0392494646 14 0.25% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap

Source: justETF.com; As of 22/10/19

 

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) 3.19% 0.21% 2.76% 1.66% 24.95%
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Dist) 3.18% 0.18% 2.71% 1.64% 24.92%
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 3.17% 0.19% 2.71% 1.58% 24.97%
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR 3.18% 0.18% 2.66% 1.56% 24.92%
Amundi MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (C) 3.17% 0.17% 2.66% 1.55% 25.05%
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 3.17% 0.17% 2.69% 1.53% 24.84%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-dis 3.18% 0.17% 2.68% 1.49% 24.94%
Lyxor MSCI Europe (DR) UCITS ETF D-EUR 3.22% 0.22% 2.67% 1.46% 24.77%
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1D 3.52% 0.22% 2.90% 1.39% 24.22%
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1C 3.53% 0.21% 2.85% 1.27% 24.09%
ComStage MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 3.50% 0.22% 2.77% 1.15% 23.48%
ETF   2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
2016
in %
2015
in %
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1D 16.30% -14.70% 20.30% 2.01% -
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1C 16.21% -14.72% 20.29% 2.04% -2.36%
ComStage MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 16.13% -14.85% 19.98% 1.47% -1.89%
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR 15.33% -14.00% 20.20% 1.41% -2.20%
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Acc) 15.10% -13.74% 20.18% 1.68% -2.40%
iShares Core MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (Dist) 15.05% -13.74% 20.19% 1.77% -2.49%
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 15.00% -13.76% 20.29% 1.82% -2.41%
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 14.99% -13.75% 20.17% 1.73% -2.49%
Amundi MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR (C) 14.98% -13.72% 20.33% 1.79% -2.34%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-dis 14.95% -13.76% 20.31% 1.75% -2.35%
Lyxor MSCI Europe (DR) UCITS ETF D-EUR 14.92% -13.79% 20.22% 1.75% -2.34%

Source: justETF.com; As of 30/09/19; Calculations in CHF including dividends