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 446 (As of 31/08/18) 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 14 ETFs.

0.12% p.a. - 0.30% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the MSCI Europe
0.98%
return in EUR in 2018 per 30/09/18

Cost of MSCI Europe ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of MSCI Europe ETFs is between 0.12% p.a. and 0.30% p.a.. In comparison, an actively managed fund on Europe like the DWS EUROVESTA costs around 1.42% per year. Calculate your individual cost savings by using our cost calculator.

 

The best MSCI Europe ETF by 1-year fund return as of 30/09/18

All MSCI Europe ETFs ranked by fund return

 

The largest MSCI Europe ETF by fund size in EUR

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 EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Dist)IE00B1YZSC51 4,319 0.12% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1CLU0274209237 2,498 0.25% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
Amundi MSCI Europe UCITS ETF - EUR (C)LU1681042609 1,873 0.15% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Lyxor MSCI Europe UCITS ETF D-EURFR0010261198 1,727 0.25% p.a. Distributing France Unfunded swap
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B4K48X80 659 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00BKWQ0Q14 539 0.25% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00B60SWY32 489 0.19% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Deka MSCI Europe UCITS ETFDE000ETFL284 377 0.30% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-disLU0446734104 255 0.20% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EURDE000A1C22L5 142 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1DLU1242369327 99 0.12% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
ComStage MSCI Europe TRN UCITS ETFLU0392494646 12 0.25% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Amundi Index MSCI Europe UCITS ETF - EUR (D)LU1737652310 8 0.15% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Xtrackers ESG MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1CIE00BFMNHK08 6 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication

Source: justETF.com; As of 22/10/18

 

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 %
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1C 0.30% 1.48% 6.08% 1.80% 21.23%
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1D 0.29% 1.47% 6.06% 1.77% 21.21%
Amundi MSCI Europe UCITS ETF - EUR (C) -0.33% 1.34% 5.55% 1.69% 20.62%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-dis -0.33% 1.30% 5.52% 1.64% 20.57%
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR -0.30% 1.34% 5.57% 1.62% 20.37%
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETF -0.34% 1.29% 5.55% 1.62% 20.38%
ComStage MSCI Europe TRN UCITS ETF 0.31% 1.50% 6.03% 1.61% 20.67%
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Acc) -0.32% 1.31% 5.54% 1.60% 20.31%
Lyxor MSCI Europe UCITS ETF D-EUR -0.34% 1.30% 5.51% 1.59% 20.44%
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETF -0.35% 1.26% 5.49% 1.59% 20.56%
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Dist) -0.33% 1.28% 5.52% 1.57% 20.35%
Deka MSCI Europe UCITS ETF -0.29% 1.25% 5.47% 1.53% 20.26%
Amundi Index MSCI Europe UCITS ETF - EUR (D) -0.30% 1.36% 5.56% - -
Xtrackers ESG MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1C -0.78% 2.31% - - -
ETF   2018
in %
2017
in %
2016
in %
2015
in %
2014
in %
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1C 1.16% 10.43% 2.95% 8.37% 6.57%
ComStage MSCI Europe TRN UCITS ETF 1.09% 10.12% 2.16% 9.14% 6.90%
Xtrackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF 1D 1.05% 10.54% 2.92% - -
Amundi MSCI Europe UCITS ETF - EUR (C) 1.04% 10.42% 2.70% 8.37% 7.01%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-dis 1.02% 10.41% 2.65% 8.37% 6.99%
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR 1.01% 10.32% 2.09% 8.77% 7.23%
Invesco MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1.01% 10.28% 2.64% 8.21% 6.80%
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Acc) 1.01% 10.29% 2.58% 8.33% 6.86%
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Dist) 0.98% 10.29% 2.66% 8.23% 6.84%
Lyxor MSCI Europe UCITS ETF D-EUR 0.97% 10.33% 2.65% 8.39% 6.99%
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 0.96% 10.39% 2.74% 8.30% -
Deka MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 0.92% 10.29% 2.08% 9.49% 6.76%
Amundi Index MSCI Europe UCITS ETF - EUR (D) - - - - -
Xtrackers ESG MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 1C - - - - -

Source: justETF.com; As of 30/09/18; Calculations in EUR including dividends