Developed Markets ETF Overview

The developed markets ex-U.S. total market segment contains what many U.S. investors refer to as international funds—those that exclude the U.S. and cover the market-cap spectrum from large firms to small.

Many funds offer pure cap-weighted vanilla exposure. The two leading funds by AUM, iShares' EFA and Vanguard's VEA, omit Canada from their coverage universe, but otherwise represent the market segment very well.

With 107 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Developed Markets ETFs gather total assets under management of $298.94B. The average expense ratio is 0.42%. Developed Markets ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income

The largest Developed Markets ETF is the Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF VEA with $72.27B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Developed Markets ETF was the LVHI at 8.17%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Developed Markets space was the Fidelity Targeted International Factor ETF FDEV in 02/26/19.


DZK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bull 3x Shares 9.52%
EFO ProShares Ultra MSCI EAFE 6.28%
AIIQ AI Powered International Equity ETF 4.99%
TTAI TrimTabs All Cap International Free-Cash-Flow ETF 4.72%
IDHQ Invesco S&P International Developed Quality ETF 4.43%


DPK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -9.56%
EFU ProShares UltraShort MSCI EAFE -6.41%
EFZ ProShares Short MSCI EAFE -3.01%
IPFF iShares International Preferred Stock ETF -1.89%
HSCZ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF 0.55%


IEFA iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF 1.21K
SCHF Schwab International Equity ETF 375.07
VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF 232.44
ISDX Invesco RAFI Strategic Developed ex-US ETF 146.16
RODM Hartford Multifactor Developed Markets (ex-US) ETF 97.39


EFAV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF -113.78
DBEF Xtrackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF -88.08
IFGL iShares International Developed Real Estate ETF -68.82
HEFA iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF -62.54
SPDW SPDR Portfolio Developed World ex-US ETF -58.73


EFZ ProShares Short MSCI EAFE 24.04%
FIDI Fidelity International High Dividend ETF 19.60%
IGOV iShares International Treasury Bond ETF 19.25%
DZK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bull 3x Shares 12.74%
DWMF WisdomTree International Multifactor Fund 11.91%


IQIN IQ 500 International ETF -43.83%
HYXU iShares International High Yield Bond ETF -17.06%
DPK Direxion Daily MSCI Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares -12.10%
ISHG iShares 1-3 Year International Treasury Bond ETF -8.45%
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