How to invest in Turkey using ETFs

How do I invest in Turkish stocks?

The easiest way to invest in the whole Turkish stock market is to invest in a broad market index. This can be done at low cost by using ETFs.

On the Turkish stock market you find 1 index, which is tracked by ETFs.

Besides ETFs on Turkey, there are no regional ETFs available with significant weight of Turkish stocks.

0.45% p.a. - 0.74% p.a.
annual total expense ratio (TER) of Turkey ETFs
on the Turkish stock market, which is tracked by ETFs
on the Turkish stock market
The best indices for Turkey ETFs

Performance of Turkish stocks (MSCI Turkey)

1 month: 13.24%
1 year: -27.20%
3 years: -44.58%
5 years: -51.57%

Indices in comparison

The best indices for ETFs on Turkey

For an investment in the Turkish stock market, there is 1 index available which is tracked by 3 ETFs. On the MSCI Turkey index there are 3 ETFs. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on these indices is between 0.45% p.a. and 0.74% p.a..

Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description

MSCI Turkey

Turkey 3 ETFs 15
(30/10/20)
The MSCI Turkey index tracks Turkish large and mid cap stocks.
Index factsheet
ETF
ISIN
  Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares MSCI Turkey UCITS ETFIE00B1FZS574 103 0.74% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Lyxor MSCI Turkey UCITS ETF - AccLU1900067601 60 0.45% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
HSBC MSCI Turkey UCITS ETF USDIE00B5BRQB73 10 0.60% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
 
Index   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
MSCI Turkey -12.51% -17.16% -22.29% -36.76% -59.46%
Index   2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
2016
in %
MSCI Turkey -41.81% 12.35% -39.00% 20.89% -6.11%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/10/20; Calculations in EUR based on the largest ETF of the respective index.

 

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