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 77 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Currency Hedged ETFs gather total assets under management of $47.62B. The average expense ratio is 0.44%. Currency Hedged ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Commodities
  • Fixed Income

The largest Currency Hedged ETF is the Vanguard Total International Bond ETF BNDX with $10.64B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Currency Hedged ETF was the DBKO at 25.38%. 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

DBBRXtrackers MSCI Brazil Hedged Equity ETF6.17%
BNDXVanguard Total International Bond ETF-0.33%
IAGGiShares Core International Aggregate Bond ETF-0.40%
GLDWSPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust-0.85%
DXJHWisdomTree Japan Hedged Health Care Fund-1.25%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DXJFWisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials Fund-10.63%
DXJCWisdomTree Japan Hedged Capital Goods Fund-10.28%
DXJRWisdomTree Japan Hedged Real Estate Fund-9.52%
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund-9.21%
DBJPXtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF-8.88%

top creations

BNDXVanguard Total International Bond ETF1,301.65
IHDGWisdomTree International Hedged Quality Dividend Growth Fund20.95
IAGGiShares Core International Aggregate Bond ETF18.23
DXJSWisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund14.15
DBEMXtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Hedged Equity ETF13.58

top redemptions

DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund-925.20
HEDJWisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund-549.81
DBEUXtrackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF-293.22
DBJPXtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF-212.59
DBEFXtrackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF-164.09

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%

Currency Hedged University

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Monthly ETF Flows

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