Top MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

The MSCI Emerging Markets index Factsheet

The MSCI Emerging Markets is an international equity index, which tracks stocks from 26 emerging market countries. With 1,383 constituents (as of 31/08/20), the index covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization in each country.

Stocks from China make up the biggest weight in the MSCI Emerging Markets index with 42.53%, followed by Taiwan (12.45%) and South Korea (11.47%). Top sectors within the MSCI Emerging Markets index are consumer discretionary (19.77%), financial services (17.75%) and information technology (17.54%). (Source: MSCI; As of 31/08/20).

ETF investors can benefit from price gains and dividends of the MSCI Emerging Markets constituents. Currently, the MSCI Emerging Markets index is tracked by 13 ETFs.

0.14% p.a. - 0.65% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the MSCI Emerging Markets
-7.16%
return in EUR in 2020 per 31.08.20
MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

Cost of MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs is between 0.14% p.a. and 0.65% 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 Emerging Markets ETF by 1-year fund return as of 31.08.20

All MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs ranked by fund return

 

The largest MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by fund size in EUR

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 EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1CIE00BTJRMP35 2,583 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Dist)IE00B0M63177 2,044 0.18% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF EUR (C)LU1681045370 2,001 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-disLU0480132876 1,440 0.22% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Optimized sampling
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF - Acc EURFR0010429068 932 0.55% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Swap UCITS ETF 1CLU0292107645 902 0.49% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B4L5YC18 584 0.18% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Invesco MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETFIE00B3DWVS88 433 0.29% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETFLU0635178014 419 0.14% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETFIE00B469F816 352 0.42% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USDIE00B5SSQT16 287 0.15% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi Index MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF DR EUR (D)LU1737652583 248 0.20% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Deka MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETFDE000ETFL342 41 0.65% p.a. Accumulating Germany Unfunded swap

Source: justETF.com; As of 30.09.20

 

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 %
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 3.80% 14.08% 4.62% 7.82% 8.94%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 1.38% 11.56% 2.22% 5.75% 7.07%
ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1.40% 11.46% 2.18% 5.60% 6.38%
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1.36% 11.36% 2.01% 5.47% 6.70%
Invesco MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1.37% 11.34% 1.98% 5.25% 5.97%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1C 0.94% 10.91% 1.65% 5.01% 6.38%
Amundi Index MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF DR EUR (D) 1.04% 11.02% 1.96% 4.98% -
Amundi MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF EUR (C) 0.96% 10.85% 1.95% 4.75% 6.62%
Deka MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1.33% 11.17% 1.72% 4.73% 4.47%
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Acc) 0.70% 10.65% 1.45% 4.60% 5.04%
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF - Acc EUR 0.96% 10.99% 1.74% 4.58% 5.53%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Swap UCITS ETF 1C 0.48% 10.30% 0.98% 4.21% 5.14%
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Dist) 0.37% 10.28% 1.08% 4.14% 4.55%
ETF   2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
2016
in %
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD -2.91% 19.30% -10.88% 20.30% 14.71%
Invesco MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF -5.84% 20.08% -11.01% 20.02% 13.98%
ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF -6.61% 22.16% -12.03% 20.86% 15.25%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis -6.66% 20.94% -10.98% 20.13% 14.45%
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF -6.82% 20.20% -10.70% 20.14% 15.27%
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Dist) -6.95% 19.73% -11.07% 19.96% 14.16%
Amundi Index MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF DR EUR (D) -7.03% 20.60% - - -
Amundi MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF EUR (C) -7.10% 19.89% -10.58% 20.23% 14.19%
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF - Acc EUR -7.16% 19.55% -11.03% 19.82% 13.88%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1C -7.16% 20.90% -11.48% - -
Deka MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF -7.30% 21.42% -11.84% 19.47% 14.31%
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Acc) -7.35% 19.81% -11.10% 20.07% 14.17%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Swap UCITS ETF 1C -7.78% 20.57% -11.45% 20.47% 13.91%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31.08.20; Calculations in EUR including dividends