Top MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

The MSCI Emerging Markets index Factsheet

The MSCI Emerging Markets is an international equity index, which tracks stocks from 27 emerging market countries. With 1,397 constituents (as of 31/12/20), the index covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization in each country.

Stocks from China make up the biggest weight in the MSCI Emerging Markets index with 39.09%, followed by South Korea (13.46%) and Taiwan (12.75%). Top sectors within the MSCI Emerging Markets index are information technology (20.48%), consumer discretionary (18.34%) and financial services (17.96%). (Source: MSCI; As of 31/12/20).

ETF investors can benefit from price gains and dividends of the MSCI Emerging Markets constituents. Currently, the MSCI Emerging Markets index is tracked by 12 ETFs.

0.14% p.a. - 0.55% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the MSCI Emerging Markets
13.46%
return in GBP in 2021 per 31/12/2020
MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

Cost of MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs is between 0.14% p.a. and 0.55% p.a.. In comparison, most actively managed funds do cost much more fees per year. Calculate your individual cost savings by using our cost calculator.

 

The best MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 1-year fund return as of 31/12/2020

All MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs ranked by fund return

 

The largest MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by fund size in GBP

All MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs ranked by fund size

 

The cheapest MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by total expense ratio

All MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs ranked by total expense ratio

 
 

MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs in comparison

The most important factors at a glance

Besides return, there are further important factors to consider when selecting a MSCI Emerging Markets ETF. In order to provide a sound decision basis, you find a list of all MSCI Emerging Markets 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 GBP
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1CIE00BTJRMP35 3,109 0.18% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Dist)IE00B0M63177 2,791 0.18% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-disLU0480132876 1,659 0.23% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Optimized sampling
Amundi ETF MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USDLU1681045453 1,476 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Swap UCITS ETF 1CLU0292107645 948 0.49% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Acc)IE00B4L5YC18 729 0.18% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USDIE00B5SSQT16 692 0.15% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets (LUX) UCITS ETFLU0635178014 526 0.14% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Invesco MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETFIE00B3DWVS88 510 0.29% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETFIE00B469F816 385 0.42% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi Index MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF DR EUR (D)LU1737652583 354 0.20% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF - Acc USDFR0010435297 114 0.55% p.a. Accumulating France Unfunded swap

Source: justETF.com; As of 16/01/2021

 

Return comparison of all MSCI Emerging Markets ETFs

The table shows the returns of all MSCI Emerging Markets 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 %
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 5.07% 12.62% 17.96% 14.49% 18.19%
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 4.83% 12.43% 17.79% 14.37% 16.94%
Amundi Index MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF DR EUR (D) 5.05% 13.08% 18.45% 14.31% -
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Dist) 4.88% 12.59% 17.94% 14.17% 16.57%
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 4.93% 12.59% 17.83% 14.17% 17.50%
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Acc) 4.85% 12.50% 17.83% 14.15% 16.59%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1C 4.86% 12.48% 17.80% 14.15% 16.89%
Amundi ETF MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 4.85% 12.50% 17.71% 13.98% 16.76%
Invesco MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 4.81% 12.36% 17.58% 13.80% 16.62%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Swap UCITS ETF 1C 4.82% 12.30% 17.45% 13.59% 16.07%
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets (LUX) UCITS ETF 5.62% 12.14% 18.74% 13.51% 17.18%
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF - Acc USD 4.85% 12.25% 17.50% 12.25% 15.74%
ETF   2021
in %
2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets (LUX) UCITS ETF 14.52% 13.51% 15.55% -10.66% 25.49%
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Dist) 14.48% 14.17% 13.89% -10.35% 24.34%
HSBC MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 14.37% 14.37% 12.94% -9.46% 24.71%
Amundi ETF MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF USD 13.98% 13.98% 14.16% -10.27% 25.00%
Invesco MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 13.80% 13.80% 14.21% -10.26% 24.35%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 13.70% 14.49% 13.98% -9.43% 24.49%
Amundi Index MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF DR EUR (D) 13.67% 14.31% 14.70% - -
iShares MSCI EM UCITS ETF (Acc) 13.49% 14.15% 13.96% -10.37% 24.42%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 1C 13.46% 14.15% 13.94% -10.13% -
SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF 13.43% 14.17% 14.32% -9.97% 24.50%
Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Swap UCITS ETF 1C 12.95% 13.59% 13.65% -10.09% 25.10%
Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF - Acc USD 12.25% 12.25% 15.33% -10.60% 24.20%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/12/2020; Calculations in GBP including dividends