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 $1.09B. 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 Invesco CurrencyShares Euro Trust FXE with $233.15M in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Currency ETFs ETF was the CYB at 0.95%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Currency ETFs space was the Invesco CurrencyShares Singapore Dollar Trust FXSG in 02/13/13.


FXYInvesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust1.48%
FXFInvesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust0.77%
BZFWisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund0.75%
FXCInvesco CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust0.18%
INRMarket Vectors-Indian Rupee/USD ETN--


CNYMarket Vectors Chinese Renminbi/USD ETN-7.45%
FXCHInvesco CurrencyShares Chinese Renminbi Trust-4.15%
FXBInvesco CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust-4.09%
CEWWisdomTree Emerging Currency Strategy Fund-3.57%
FXSInvesco CurrencyShares Swedish Krona Trust-3.46%

top creations

FXFInvesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust4.71
FXAInvesco CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust3.69
UDNInvesco DB U.S. Dollar Index Bearish Fund0.05
FXEInvesco CurrencyShares Euro Trust0.03
BZFWisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund--

top redemptions

FXYInvesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust-47.05
CEWWisdomTree Emerging Currency Strategy Fund-14.85
FXBInvesco CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust-6.44
CNYMarket Vectors Chinese Renminbi/USD ETN-3.83
FXCInvesco CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust-3.77


FXFInvesco CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust6.92%
FXAInvesco CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust0.78%
BZFWisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund0.08%
FXSGInvesco CurrencyShares Singapore Dollar Trust-0.58%
FXCInvesco CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust-1.72%


CNYMarket Vectors Chinese Renminbi/USD ETN-37.25%
INRMarket Vectors-Indian Rupee/USD ETN-26.78%
FXYInvesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust-22.67%
UDNInvesco DB U.S. Dollar Index Bearish Fund-14.37%
CYBWisdomTree Chinese Yuan Strategy Fund-13.17% Live Chat!

Live Chat: Liquidity As A Factor?

Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here's the transcript.

Features and News

Biggest Active ETFs By Asset Class

The universe of actively managed ETFs is growing. Here are the biggest around.  

Features and News

Why Dollar's Falling With Bond Yields Surging

How the greenback recently hitting three-year lows impacts investors.

Features and News

This Trump ETF Trade Completely Unwinds

One of the assets expected to benefit most from Trump's policies has given up all its post-election gains.

Features and News

3 ETFs For Surprise Drop In The Dollar

The dollar just hit the lowest level of 2017 so far, surprising analysts that had foreseen a rise in the greenback. 

Features and News

Best Performing Active ETFs

These five funds delivered 40% or more in total returns in the past 12 months.

Features and News

Time May Be Right To Reconsider Japan ETFs

Strategists say the latest election in Japan points to a better outlook ahead for the country.

Features and News

How To Short Europe ETFs In Face Of 'Brexit'

If risk is on your mind following the 'Brexit' vote, short-selling Europe-related ETFs could be your cup of tea.

Features and News

Europe ETFs Fall As 'Brexit' Vote Looms

Investors sell stocks ahead of the key vote in the U.K. next week.