How to invest in Spain using ETFs

How do I invest in Spanish stocks?

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

On the Spanish stock market you'll find 3 indices which are tracked by ETFs.

Besides ETFs on Spain, there are no regional ETFs available with significant weight of Spanish stocks. Even indices on Eurozone countries weight Spain with less than 10%.

0,25% p.a. - 0,38% p.a.
annual total expense ratio (TER) of Spain ETFs
on the Spanish stock market, which are tracked by ETFs
on the Spanish stock market
 
The best indices for Spain ETFs

Performance of Spanish stocks (MSCI Spain)

1 month: -6,39%
1 year: -12,19%
3 years: -14,80%
5 years: -19,76%

Indices in comparison

The best indices for ETFs on Spain

For an investment in the Spanish stock market, there are 3 indices available which are tracked by 5 ETFs. On the IBEX 35 index there are 2 ETFs. On the MSCI Spain index there is 1 ETF. On the Solactive Spain 40 index there are 2 ETFs. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on these indices is between 0,25% p.a. and 0,38% p.a..

Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description
IBEX 35 España 2 ETFs 35
The IBEX 35 index tracks the 35 largest Spanish stocks.
MSCI Spain España 1 ETF 19
(31/8/22)
The MSCI Spain index tracks leading stocks on the Spanish market.
Solactive Spain 40 España 2 ETFs 40
The Solactive Spain 40 index tracks the 40 largest and most liquid Spanish stocks.
ETF
ISIN
  Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
Lyxor IBEX 35 (DR) UCITS ETF - DistFR0010251744 220 0,30% p.a. Distribución Francia Replicación física perfecta
BBVA Acción IBEX 35 ETF FI Cotizado Armonizado (EUR)ES0105336038 113 0,38% p.a. Distribución España Replicación física perfecta
Amundi ETF MSCI Spain UCITS ETF EUR (C)FR0010655746 42 0,25% p.a. Acumulación Francia Swap sin fondos
Xtrackers Spanish Equity UCITS ETF 1CLU0592216393 39 0,30% p.a. Acumulación Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
Xtrackers Spanish Equity UCITS ETF 1DLU0994505336 5 0,30% p.a. Distribución Luxemburgo Replicación física perfecta
 
Index   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
IBEX 35 -8,64% -10,15% -13,39% -15,19% -13,15%
Solactive Spain 40 -8,38% -8,90% -13,38% -13,60% -9,30%
MSCI Spain -7,62% -8,26% -11,71% -12,19% -14,80%
Index   2022
in %
2021
in %
2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
IBEX 35 -14,07% 10,37% -12,97% 16,26% -11,80%
Solactive Spain 40 -13,95% 12,33% -10,27% 14,59% -12,25%
MSCI Spain -12,53% 8,72% -12,92% 13,96% -12,17%

Source: justETF.com; As of 30/9/22; Calculations in EUR based on the largest ETF of the respective index.

 

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