The best Eurozone ETFs

How do I invest in Eurozone stocks?

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

In this curated investment guide, you will find all ETFs that allow you to invest broadly diversified in Eurozone countries. Currently, there are 18 ETFs available.

The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs tracking stocks from Eurozone countries is between 0.05% p.a. and 0.25% p.a..

 
0.05% p.a. - 0.25% p.a.
annual total expense ratio (TER) of Eurozone ETFs
tracking stocks from Eurozone countries, which are tracked by ETFs
that track a broadly diversified Eurozone index
 
The best indices for Eurozone ETFs

How to invest in companies from the EU?

Investing in stocks from Eurozone countries can be very easy and cost-effective by using a single ETF that tracks a broadly diversified Eurozone index which is weighted by market capitalisation. Currently, the following indices can be considered for a diversified investment in EU companies:
  This curated investment guide allows you to compare both the available ETFs and the underlying indices on Eurozone countries and to select an ETF that fits your preferences best.

As companies from the UK and Switzerland are not included in ETFs that track the EU, French and German companies play a significantly larger role in Eurozone ETFs, compared to similar Europe ETFs. For many ETFs that track indices on Europe or the Eurozone, there are also sustainable strategies available. You can find these in our curated investment guide on socially responsible (SRI) ETFs for Europe.
 

Performance of broadly diversified Eurozone indices in comparison

Source: justETF Research; As of 12/06/2021; Performance over 1 year in GBP.

 

Indices in comparison

Indices on stocks from Eurozone countries

The best indices for Eurozone ETFs

For an investment in stocks from Eurozone countries, there are 4 indices available that are tracked by 18 ETFs. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on these indices is between 0.05% p.a. and 0.25% p.a.. Depending on the market environment, stocks from a single country can make up large parts of an index. You can find more information regarding the concentration of countries, companies and sectors in the index factsheets linked below.
 
Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description
EURO STOXX® Europe 1 ETF 290
(30/04/2021)
The EURO STOXX® index tracks stocks from eurozone countries included in the STOXX® Europe 600 Index. The STOXX® Europe 600 index tracks large, mid and small capitalisation stocks from European developed countries.
Index factsheet
EURO STOXX® 50 Europe 10 ETFs 50
The EURO STOXX® 50 index tracks the 50 largest companies in the eurozone.
Index factsheet
MSCI EMU Europe 6 ETFs 237
(31/05/2021)
The MSCI EMU index tracks large and mid cap stocks from countries in the European Economic and Monetary Union.
Index factsheet
Solactive GBS Developed Markets Eurozone Large & Mid Cap Europe 1 ETF 215
(31/05/2021)
The Solactive GBS Developed Markets Eurozone Large & Mid Cap index tracks large and mid cap securities from Eurozone countries.
Index factsheet
Index 1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
5 years
in %
MSCI EMU 1.66% 10.55% 11.68% 29.55% 22.22% 72.84%
EURO STOXX® 50 1.39% 11.22% 12.53% 29.78% 25.89% 71.95%
EURO STOXX® 1.63% 10.54% 11.78% 30.02% 24.29% 79.01%
Solactive GBS Developed Markets Eurozone Large & Mid Cap 1.59% 11.40% 13.89% 32.36% - -

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/05/2021; Calculations in GBP based on the largest ETF of the respective index.

 

ETFs in comparison

ETFs tracking stocks from Eurozone countries

All Eurozone ETFs in comparison

In the table below we have listed the currently available Eurozone ETFs. Via the "Properties" and "Performance" tabs, you can find detailed information on these ETFs and sort them according to your desired criterion. More information about the different criteria when choosing an ETF can be found in our article on ETF selection.
 
ETF
ISIN
Fund size
in m GBP
TER
in %
Inception date Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
Xtrackers EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF 1CLU0380865021 4,243 0.09% p.a. 29/08/2008 Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
iShares Core EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF EUR (Dist)IE0008471009 3,840 0.10% p.a. 03/04/2000 Distributing Ireland Full replication
iShares Core EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF EUR (Acc)IE00B53L3W79 3,551 0.10% p.a. 26/01/2010 Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Xtrackers EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF 1DLU0274211217 2,602 0.09% p.a. 04/01/2007 Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
iShares Core MSCI EMU UCITS ETF EUR (Acc)IE00B53QG562 2,416 0.12% p.a. 12/01/2010 Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Xtrackers MSCI EMU UCITS ETF 1DLU0846194776 1,593 0.12% p.a. 28/11/2012 Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Amundi Index MSCI EMU UCITS ETF DR EUR (C)LU1602144575 1,445 0.25% p.a. 14/02/2018 Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI EMU UCITS ETF (EUR) A-disLU0147308422 589 0.18% p.a. 19/09/2002 Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
UBS ETF (LU) EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF (EUR) A-disLU0136234068 357 0.15% p.a. 29/10/2001 Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Lyxor Core MSCI EMU (DR) UCITS ETF - DistLU1646360971 241 0.12% p.a. 06/08/2003 Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
HSBC EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF EURIE00B4K6B022 239 0.05% p.a. 05/10/2009 Distributing Ireland Full replication
SPDR MSCI EMU UCITS ETFIE00B910VR50 237 0.18% p.a. 25/01/2013 Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Invesco EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETFIE00B60SWX25 199 0.05% p.a. 18/03/2009 Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Lyxor Core EURO STOXX 50 (DR) UCITS ETF AccLU0908501215 83 0.07% p.a. 03/04/2013 Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
Invesco EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF DistIE00B5B5TG76 79 0.05% p.a. 25/11/2009 Distributing Ireland Unfunded swap
Amundi Prime Eurozone UCITS ETF DR (D)LU1931974429 45 0.05% p.a. 12/03/2019 Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Lyxor EURO STOXX 300 (DR) UCITS ETF DistLU0908501132 12 0.07% p.a. 16/05/2013 Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Amundi ETF EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF DR USDLU1681047400 9 0.15% p.a. 14/02/2018 Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
ETF
ISIN
1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
5 years
in %
Xtrackers EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF 1CLU0380865021 1.39% 11.22% 12.53% 29.78% 25.89% 71.95%
iShares Core EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF EUR (Dist)IE0008471009 1.40% 11.23% 12.55% 29.72% 25.88% 72.62%
iShares Core EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF EUR (Acc)IE00B53L3W79 1.41% 11.24% 12.56% 29.74% 25.86% 71.90%
Xtrackers EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF 1DLU0274211217 1.42% 11.24% 12.55% 29.80% 25.80% 71.80%
iShares Core MSCI EMU UCITS ETF EUR (Acc)IE00B53QG562 1.66% 10.55% 11.68% 29.55% 22.22% 72.84%
Xtrackers MSCI EMU UCITS ETF 1DLU0846194776 1.51% 10.36% 11.49% 29.29% 21.70% 72.59%
Amundi Index MSCI EMU UCITS ETF DR EUR (C)LU1602144575 1.21% 9.50% 10.06% 27.62% 19.97% -
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI EMU UCITS ETF (EUR) A-disLU0147308422 1.61% 10.48% 11.55% 29.29% 21.65% 72.40%
UBS ETF (LU) EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF (EUR) A-disLU0136234068 1.47% 11.27% 12.54% 29.73% 25.68% 71.51%
Lyxor Core MSCI EMU (DR) UCITS ETF - DistLU1646360971 1.61% 10.45% 11.55% 29.35% 21.76% 72.28%
HSBC EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF EURIE00B4K6B022 1.96% 11.86% 13.17% 30.53% 26.87% 73.20%
SPDR MSCI EMU UCITS ETFIE00B910VR50 1.63% 10.45% 11.50% 29.23% 21.60% 72.68%
Invesco EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETFIE00B60SWX25 1.49% 11.33% 12.58% 29.72% 25.73% 71.50%
Lyxor Core EURO STOXX 50 (DR) UCITS ETF AccLU0908501215 1.47% 11.30% 12.62% 29.84% 26.20% 72.58%
Invesco EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF DistIE00B5B5TG76 1.52% 11.35% 12.60% 29.74% 25.68% 71.51%
Amundi Prime Eurozone UCITS ETF DR (D)LU1931974429 1.59% 11.40% 13.89% 32.36% - -
Lyxor EURO STOXX 300 (DR) UCITS ETF DistLU0908501132 1.63% 10.54% 11.78% 30.02% 24.29% 79.01%
Amundi ETF EURO STOXX 50 UCITS ETF DR USDLU1681047400 2.05% 11.36% 12.99% 30.23% 26.35% 72.15%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/05/2021