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 $49.37B. The average expense ratio is 0.46%. Currency Hedged ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Commodities
  • Fixed Income
  • Currency

The largest Currency Hedged ETF is the Vanguard Total International Bond ETF BNDX with $32.29B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Currency Hedged ETF was the CLIX at 67.96%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Currency Hedged space was the Siren Large Cap Blend Index ETF SPQQ in 07/01/20.

Top ETF Performers

DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 5.42%
GRN iPath Series B Carbon ETN 3.38%
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund 2.59%
HJPX iShares Currency Hedged JPX-Nikkei 400 ETF 2.18%
FLJH Franklin FTSE Japan Hedged ETF 2.14%

Bottom ETF Performers

SBUG iPath Silver ETN -15.35%
CLIX ProShares Long Online/Short Stores ETF -9.69%
RWSL Direxion Russell Small Over Large Cap ETF -7.32%
GXTG Global X Thematic Growth ETF -6.60%
RWGV Direxion Russell 1000 Growth Over Value ETF -6.24%

Top Creations

BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond ETF 740.39
IAGG iShares Core International Aggregate Bond ETF 177.95
GXTG Global X Thematic Growth ETF 25.20
CLIX ProShares Long Online/Short Stores ETF 21.98
HAUZ Xtrackers International Real Estate ETF 9.64

Top Redemptions

HEFA iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF -116.57
HEDJ WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund -81.40
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -75.64
DBEF Xtrackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF -61.50
DBEU Xtrackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF -43.17

AUM Winners

IAGG iShares Core International Aggregate Bond ETF 10.91%
RYLD Global X Russell 2000 Covered Call ETF 7.23%
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund 6.46%
BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond ETF 6.26%
BGRN iShares Global Green Bond ETF 5.63%

AUM Losers

RWED Direxion MSCI Emerging Over Developed Markets ETF -39.25%
HEWU iShares Currency Hedged MSCI United Kingdom ETF -23.39%
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF -17.38%
RWCD Direxion MSCI USA Cyclicals Over Defensives ETF -16.64%
SBUG iPath Silver ETN -13.96%

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