Currency Hedged ETF Overview

Many investors underestimate the impact that currency fluctuations can have on total returns. But today currency-hedged ETFs are providing investors with ways to reduce the currency risk in their investments. Keep up-to-date on the latest in currency-hedged ETF trends and education and find your ETF with our ETF screener.

With 84 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Currency Hedged ETFs gather total assets under management of $50.03B. The average expense ratio is of 1.2%. Currency Hedged ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest Currency Hedged ETF is the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund DXJ with $9.19B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Currency Hedged ETF was the HEWI at 36.72%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Currency Hedged space was the Franklin FTSE Europe Hedged ETF FLEH in 11/02/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

ASHXXtrackers CSI 300 China A-Shares Hedged Equity ETF8.30%
HAUDiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Australia ETF5.13%
DXJCWisdomTree Japan Hedged Capital Goods Fund4.07%
FXJPPowerShares Japan Currency Hedged Low Volatility Portfolio3.94%
DDJPWisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Japan Equity Fund3.17%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DBMXXtrackers MSCI Mexico Hedged Equity ETF-4.11%
HEWWiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Mexico ETF-3.51%
DBBRXtrackers MSCI Brazil Hedged Equity ETF-3.45%
HDEEXtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF-3.02%
HGSDWisdomTree Global Hedged SmallCap Dividend Fund-2.05%

top creations

DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund291.20
BNDXVanguard Total International Bond ETF259.18
HEFAiShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF107.29
DXJSWisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund39.13
DBJPXtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF26.02

top redemptions

DBEUXtrackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF-103.82
HEWJiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF-102.70
DBEFXtrackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF-101.18
HEDJWisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund-91.50
HEZUiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Eurozone ETF-31.80

AUM WINNERS

DXJFWisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials Fund46.18%
DXJSWisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund23.56%
HAWXiShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF9.21%
DBAWXtrackers MSCI All World ex U.S. Hedged Equity ETF9.13%
HFXJIQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Japan ETF8.50%

AUM LOSERS

HEWPiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Spain ETF-59.74%
HGSDWisdomTree Global Hedged SmallCap Dividend Fund-35.04%
DEWJiShares Adaptive Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF-20.96%
HEWLiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Switzerland ETF-18.49%
HEWUiShares Currency Hedged MSCI United Kingdom ETF-16.97%

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