How to invest in Mexico using ETFs

How do I invest in Mexican stocks?

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

On the Mexican stock market you find 2 indices, which are tracked by ETFs.

Alternatively, you can consider indices on Emerging Markets. These indices weight Mexico with around 23%.

0.60% p.a. - 0.65% p.a.
annual total expense ratio (TER) of Mexico ETFs
on the Mexican stock market, which are tracked by ETFs
on the Mexican stock market
The best indices for Mexico ETFs

Performance of Mexican stocks (MSCI Mexico)

1 month: -1.56%
1 year: -26.74%
3 years: -35.55%
5 years: -16.56%

Indices in comparison

The best indices for ETFs on Mexico

For an investment in the Mexican stock market, there are 2 indices available which are tracked by 3 ETFs. On the MSCI Mexico index there is 1 ETF. On the MSCI Mexico Capped index there are 2 ETFs. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on these indices is between 0.60% p.a. and 0.65% p.a..

Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description

MSCI Mexico

Mexico 1 ETF 24
(31/08/20)
The MSCI Mexico index tracks large and mid cap stocks in Mexico.
Index factsheet

MSCI Mexico Capped

Mexico 2 ETFs 24
(31/08/20)
The MSCI Mexico Capped index tracks large and mid cap stocks in Mexico. Index concentration is limited by maximum weights for sector, geography and constituents.
Index factsheet
ETF
ISIN
  Fund size
in m GBP
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares MSCI Mexico Capped UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B5WHFQ43 39 0.65% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
Xtrackers MSCI Mexico UCITS ETF 1CLU0476289466 32 0.65% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
HSBC MSCI Mexico Capped UCITS ETF USDIE00B3QMYK80 8 0.60% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
 
Index   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
MSCI Mexico Capped -1.07% -4.57% -22.03% -26.76% -41.48%
MSCI Mexico -0.80% -4.25% -21.77% -26.63% -41.23%
Index   2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
2016
in %
MSCI Mexico Capped -28.39% 7.47% -11.23% 5.18% 8.92%
MSCI Mexico -28.32% 6.60% -9.14% 3.55% 9.03%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/08/20; Calculations in GBP based on the largest ETF of the respective index.

 

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Alternative investment opportunities

Emerging markets indices with a share of Mexico

Besides Mexico ETFs you may consider investing in emerging markets ETFs. In total, you can invest in 2 emerging markets indices, which are tracked by 5 ETFs. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on emerging markets is between 0.20% p.a. and 0.74% p.a..

 
Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description
MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America Latin America
Mexico: 23.22%
(29/05/2020)
4 ETFs 107
(31/08/20)
The MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America index tracks the equity markets of emerging markets in Latin America.
Index factsheet
MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America 10/40 Latin America
Mexico: 23.22%
(29/05/2020)
1 ETF 107
(31/08/20)
The MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America 10/40 index tracks the equity markets of emerging markets in Latin America. The imbedded 10/40 rule limits the weight of a single company to 10% of the index. The sum of all companies with weights between 5% and 10% is limited to 40%.
Index factsheet
ETF
ISIN
  Fund size
in m GBP
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares MSCI EM Latin America UCITS ETF (Dist)IE00B27YCK28 142 0.74% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Xtrackers MSCI EM Latin America Swap UCITS ETF 1CLU0292108619 38 0.65% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Lyxor MSCI EM Latin America UCITS ETF - AccLU1900066629 31 0.65% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Amundi ETF MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America UCITS ETF USDLU1681045297 30 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
HSBC MSCI EM Latin America UCITS ETF USDIE00B4TS3815 12 0.60% p.a. Distributing Ireland Full replication
 
Index   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America 10/40 -6.98% 1.94% -21.53% -30.33% -30.53%
MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America -6.92% 1.99% -21.47% -30.27% -30.38%
Index   2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
2016
in %
MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America -33.60% 11.93% -0.93% 11.61% 56.69%
MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America 10/40 -32.05% 11.94% -2.08% 12.02% 56.69%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/08/20; Calculations in GBP based on the largest ETF of the respective index.