Currency ETFs ETF Overview

Currency ETFs invest in the currencies of various countries around the world to move with or against a currency's movement against a reference currency.

With 15 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Currency ETFs ETFs gather total assets under management of $1.28B. The average expense ratio is 0.46%. Currency ETFs ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Currency

The largest Currency ETFs ETF is the PowerShares CurrencyShares Euro Trust FXE with $317.02M in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Currency ETFs ETF was the CNY at 11.81%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Currency ETFs space was the PowerShares CurrencyShares Singapore Dollar Trust FXSG in 02/13/13.


CYBWisdomTree Chinese Yuan Strategy Fund-0.95%
CNYMarket Vectors Chinese Renminbi/USD ETN-1.47%
FXCHPowerShares CurrencyShares Chinese Renminbi Trust-1.58%
FXCPowerShares CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust-2.01%
FXSGPowerShares CurrencyShares Singapore Dollar Trust-2.04%


BZFWisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund-9.46%
INRMarket Vectors-Indian Rupee/USD ETN-6.80%
FXBPowerShares CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust-5.09%
FXEPowerShares CurrencyShares Euro Trust-4.95%
UDNPowershares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bearish Fund-4.62%

top creations

FXEPowerShares CurrencyShares Euro Trust58.62
UDNPowershares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bearish Fund4.56
FXAPowerShares CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust3.85
CYBWisdomTree Chinese Yuan Strategy Fund1.37
INRMarket Vectors-Indian Rupee/USD ETN0.00

top redemptions

FXYPowerShares CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust-13.47
FXCPowerShares CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust-7.84
CNYMarket Vectors Chinese Renminbi/USD ETN-0.00
FXBPowerShares CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust--
FXFPowerShares CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust--


FXYPowerShares CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust-0.25%
CYBWisdomTree Chinese Yuan Strategy Fund-1.07%
CNYMarket Vectors Chinese Renminbi/USD ETN-1.19%
FXCHPowerShares CurrencyShares Chinese Renminbi Trust-1.55%
FXSGPowerShares CurrencyShares Singapore Dollar Trust-2.24%


FXEPowerShares CurrencyShares Euro Trust-22.70%
FXBPowerShares CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust-15.66%
FXFPowerShares CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust-9.96%
BZFWisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund-6.54%
UDNPowershares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bearish Fund-4.51%

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