Emerging Markets ETF Overview

With 230 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Emerging Markets ETFs have total assets under management of $348.93B. The average expense ratio is 0.59%. Emerging Markets ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Asset Allocation
  • Currency

The largest Emerging Markets ETF is the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF VWO with $83.64B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Emerging Markets ETF was SMIN at 43.07%. The most recent ETF launched in the Emerging Markets space was the Simplify Emerging Markets Equity PLUS Downside Convexity ETF EMGD on 01/10/22.

Top ETF Performers

MEXX Direxion Daily MSCI Mexico Bull 3X Shares 30.30%
EPU iShares MSCI Peru ETF 21.25%
FLSA Franklin FTSE Saudi Arabia ETF 12.33%
INDL Direxion Daily MSCI India Bull 2X Shares 11.71%
KSA iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF 11.59%

Bottom ETF Performers

CHAU Direxion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares -11.39%
EDZ Direxion Daily MSCI Emerging Markets Bear 3x Shares -10.96%
CNXT VanEck ChiNext ETF -10.47%
CWEB Direxion Daily CSI China Internet Index Bull 2X Shares -10.24%
BZQ ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped -9.62%

Top Creations

VWO Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF 2.37K
EMB iShares JP Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF 595.76
IEMG iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 498.37
ASHR Xtrackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF 464.92
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil ETF 447.57

Top Redemptions

LDEM iShares ESG MSCI EM Leaders ETF -737.55
KWEB KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF -488.36
ILF iShares Latin America 40 ETF -344.47
ESGE iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF -195.85
EWY iShares MSCI South Korea ETF -192.05

AUM Winners

NTSE WisdomTree Emerging Markets Efficient Core Fund 1,123.97%
CHII Global X MSCI China Industrials ETF 284.91%
AVES Avantis Emerging Markets Value ETF 85.80%
EMCR Xtrackers Emerging Markets Carbon Reduction and Climate Improvers ETF 67.72%
FBZ First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund 58.94%

AUM Losers

LDEM iShares ESG MSCI EM Leaders ETF -90.56%
CN Xtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF -48.64%
EUM ProShares Short MSCI Emerging Markets -35.14%
CHIQ Global X MSCI China Consumer Discretionary ETF -26.34%
KURE KraneShares MSCI All China Health Care Index ETF -19.66%

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International exposure can be helpful in terms of a portfolio’s performance.

Features and News

Emerging Market Debt Offers Diversification

With rates rising in the U.S., investors should consider looking abroad for bond exposure.

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State Street Debuts Trio Of ESG ETFs

The three index funds cover emerging markets, ex-U.S. developed markets and small caps.

Daily ETF Watch

Simplify Adds Downside Hedged ETFs

The firm’s downside options strategies now cover small cap, emerging market and ex-U.S. indexes.