Emerging Markets ETF Overview

With 211 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Emerging Markets ETFs gather total assets under management of $260.66B. The average expense ratio is 0.63%. Emerging Markets ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Currency

The largest Emerging Markets ETF is the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF VWO with $68.57B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Emerging Markets ETF was the CWEB at 144.26%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Emerging Markets space was the Franklin FTSE India ETF FLIN in 02/06/18.


BRZUDirexion Daily MSCI Brazil Bull 3X Shares12.04%
LBJDirexion Daily Latin America Bull 3X Shares11.14%
UBRProShares Ultra MSCI Brazil Capped9.32%
EZAiShares MSCI South Africa ETF7.97%
MEXXDirexion Daily MSCI Mexico Bull 3X Shares6.68%


EMBUDirexion Daily Emerging Markets Bond Bull 3X Shares-14.19%
BZQProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped-13.23%
INDLDirexion Daily MSCI India Bull 3x Shares-11.89%
SCIFVanEck Vectors India Small-Cap Index ETF-10.48%
SCINColumbia India Small Cap ETF-10.35%

top creations

IEMGiShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF3,218.62
EEMiShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF3,094.06
EMBiShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF1,945.12
EMLCVanEck Vectors J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF900.05
VWOVanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF810.15

top redemptions

BRZUDirexion Daily MSCI Brazil Bull 3X Shares-87.22
EMHYiShares Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF-55.19
PCYPowershares Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio-38.03
ECONColumbia Emerging Markets Consumer ETF-36.36
RUSLDirexion Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares-24.62


CNXtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF69.24%
KGRNKraneShares MSCI China Environment ETF53.50%
NUEMNuShares ESG Emerging Markets Equity ETF44.70%
CHADDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares42.49%
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF30.01%


DEMGXtrackers FTSE Emerging Comprehensive Factor ETF-32.57%
CEZVictoryShares Emerging Market Volatility Wtd Index ETF-22.81%
ELDWisdomTree Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund-15.36%
EDZDirexion Daily MSCI Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares-15.23%
EWWiShares MSCI Mexico ETF-11.14%

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