How to invest in Russia using ETFs

How do I invest in Russian stocks?

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

On Russian stocks you'll find 3 indices which are tracked by ETFs.

  • Important when investing in ETFs containing Russian equities: In response to the sanctions, the Russian Central Bank is banning foreign persons from selling Russian securities. ETFs that track indices on Russia are no longer tradable and investable. Furthermore, the major index providers MSCI, FTSE and S&P/Dow Jones have removed Russian shares from their emerging market indices. This will also affect corresponding ETFs and their composition.