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 63 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Currency Hedged ETFs gather total assets under management of $38.58B. The average expense ratio is 0.45%. Currency Hedged ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity
  • Commodities

The largest Currency Hedged ETF is the Vanguard Total International Bond ETF BNDX with $12.42B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Currency Hedged ETF was the BNDX at 1.51%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Currency Hedged space was the iShares Global Green Bond ETF BGRN in 11/13/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

DBEM Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Hedged Equity ETF 7.23%
HEEM iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 6.64%
KNG Cboe Vest S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF 6.47%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 6.46%
TLEH FlexShares Currency Hedged Morningstar EM Factor Tilt Index Fd 5.84%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

HEWW iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Mexico ETF -8.81%
HJPX iShares Currency Hedged JPX-Nikkei 400 ETF -2.24%
DDJP WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Japan Equity Fund -1.63%
FLEH Franklin FTSE Europe Hedged ETF -1.21%
GLDW SPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust -0.02%

TOP CREATIONS

BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond ETF 109.39
HEFA iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF 55.60
HEWC iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Canada ETF 35.76
HEWY iShares Currency Hedged MSCI South Korea ETF 33.40
HDEF Xtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Equity ETF 21.50

TOP REDEMPTIONS

HEDJ WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund -187.92
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -187.87
DBEU Xtrackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF -102.45
HEZU iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Eurozone ETF -83.83
DBEF Xtrackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF -68.08

AUM WINNERS

FLQH Franklin LibertyQ International Equity Hedged ETF 53.22%
TLDH FlexShares Currency Hedged Morningstar DM ex-US Factor Tilt Index Fund 12.29%
DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF 8.10%
TLEH FlexShares Currency Hedged Morningstar EM Factor Tilt Index Fd 7.79%
HEWY iShares Currency Hedged MSCI South Korea ETF 7.34%

AUM LOSERS

EUSC WisdomTree Europe Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund -13.38%
HFXI IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE International ETF -11.62%
DXJF WisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials Fund -10.77%
DDWM WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International Equity Fund -9.15%
HEEM iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Emerging Markets ETF -7.88%

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