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 31.10.16) constituents, the MSCI Europe index reflects approximately 85% of the total market capitalisation of the European developed markets.

Great Britain holds the largest share with 30.14% in the MSCI Europe index. It is followed by France (15.35%) and Switzerland (14.05%). In regards to sector allocation, the MSCI Europe index shows a tilt towards financial services (20.79%), consumer staples (15.33%) and health care (13.46%). (Source: MSCI; MSCI Disclaimer; As of 30/04/2016).

ETF investors profit from price gains and dividends of the MSCI Europe constituents. Currently, the MSCI Europe index is tracked by 13 ETFs.

0.15% p.a. - 0.35% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the MSCI Europe
-3.11%
return in EUR in 2016 per 30.11.16

Cost of MSCI Europe ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of MSCI Europe ETFs is between 0.15% p.a. and 0.35% 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 30.11.16

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 5,523 0.35% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
db x-trackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF (DR) 1CLU0274209237 2,692 0.30% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
Lyxor UCITS ETF MSCI Europe D-EURFR0010261198 1,368 0.25% p.a. Distributing France Unfunded swap
Source MSCI Europe UCITS ETF AIE00B60SWY32 593 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETFIE00BKWQ0Q14 530 0.25% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B4K48X80 528 0.33% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe UCITS ETFFR0010655696 392 0.15% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap
Deka MSCI Europe UCITS ETFDE000ETFL284 307 0.32% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-disLU0446734104 220 0.20% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EURDE000A1C22L5 190 0.20% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe DR UCITS ETFIE0031091428 83 0.35% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
ComStage MSCI Europe TRN UCITS ETFLU0392494646 14 0.25% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
db x-trackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF (DR) 1DLU1242369327 11 0.30% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication

Source: justETF.com; As of 11.12.16

 

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 %
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 0.52% -0.16% -1.09% -8.06% -
Deka MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 0.52% -0.17% -0.83% -8.09% 13.45%
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe UCITS ETF 0.53% -0.15% -0.76% -8.10% 13.70%
Source MSCI Europe UCITS ETF A 0.52% -0.16% -0.80% -8.15% 13.20%
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Acc) 0.52% -0.16% -1.25% -8.19% 13.33%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-dis 0.53% -0.14% -0.80% -8.19% 13.39%
db x-trackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF (DR) 1C 0.21% -0.27% -1.28% -8.22% 12.98%
db x-trackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF (DR) 1D 0.23% -0.27% -1.26% -8.22% -
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Dist) 0.49% -0.12% -0.93% -8.25% 13.26%
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR 0.51% -0.17% -1.07% -8.26% 12.92%
ComStage MSCI Europe TRN UCITS ETF 0.21% -0.27% -1.06% -8.30% 12.84%
Lyxor UCITS ETF MSCI Europe D-EUR 0.52% -0.15% -1.00% -8.30% 13.27%
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe DR UCITS ETF 0.55% -0.24% -0.95% -8.36% 12.93%
ETF   2016
in %
2015
in %
2014
in %
2013
in %
2012
in %
SPDR MSCI Europe UCITS ETF -2.93% 8.30% - - -
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe UCITS ETF -2.96% 8.37% 7.01% 19.87% 17.29%
Source MSCI Europe UCITS ETF A -3.02% 8.21% 6.80% 19.79% 17.47%
db x-trackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF (DR) 1C -3.03% 8.37% 6.57% 19.70% 16.83%
db x-trackers MSCI Europe Index UCITS ETF (DR) 1D -3.04% - - - -
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Acc) -3.06% 8.33% 6.86% 19.68% 17.14%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (EUR) A-dis -3.08% 8.56% 6.80% 19.50% 16.89%
iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF (Dist) -3.11% 8.41% 6.78% 19.43% 16.90%
Amundi ETF MSCI Europe DR UCITS ETF -3.21% 7.94% 7.12% 19.96% 17.07%
Lyxor UCITS ETF MSCI Europe D-EUR -3.22% 8.44% 6.96% 19.57% 17.05%
Deka MSCI Europe UCITS ETF -3.53% 9.55% 6.77% 18.87% 16.98%
HSBC MSCI Europe UCITS ETF EUR -3.66% 8.93% 7.15% 19.53% 16.63%
ComStage MSCI Europe TRN UCITS ETF -3.75% 9.14% 6.90% 19.54% 16.73%

Source: justETF.com; As of 30.11.16; Calculations in EUR including dividends