Emerging Markets ETF Overview

With 230 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Emerging Markets ETFs have total assets under management of $355.17B. The average expense ratio is 0.59%. Emerging Markets ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity
  • Asset Allocation
  • Currency

The largest Emerging Markets ETF is the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF VWO with $81.89B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Emerging Markets ETF was KORU at 191.33%. The most recent ETF launched in the Emerging Markets space was the American Century Emerging Markets Bond ETF AEMB on 06/29/21.

Top ETF Performers

CHIM Global X MSCI China Materials ETF 14.16%
BZQ ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped 10.97%
CNXT VanEck Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext ETF 6.78%
KFVG KraneShares CICC China 5G & Semiconductor Index ETF 6.31%
YANG Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares 5.92%

Bottom ETF Performers

CWEB Direxion Daily CSI China Internet Index Bull 2X Shares -17.82%
UBR ProShares Ultra MSCI Brazil Capped -12.58%
BRZU Direxion Daily MSCI Brazil Bull 2X Shares -12.54%
YINN Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares -9.77%
LBJ Direxion Daily Latin America Bull 2X Shares -9.20%

Top Creations

IEMG iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 969.08
VWO Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF 848.31
HYEM VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF 394.07
KWEB KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF 387.11
ESGE iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF 373.97

Top Redemptions

EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil ETF -422.17
EWY iShares MSCI South Korea ETF -155.97
ILF iShares Latin America 40 ETF -133.94
MFEM PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor Emerging Markets Equity ETF -124.92
EEMV iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Min Vol Factor ETF -89.48

AUM Winners

JEMA JPMorgan ActiveBuilders Emerging Markets Equity ETF 226.58%
YXI ProShares Short FTSE China 50 106.26%
EJUL Innovator MSCI Emerging Markets Power Buffer ETF - July 85.26%
HYEM VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF 56.97%
FBZ First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund 46.62%

AUM Losers

LBJ Direxion Daily Latin America Bull 2X Shares -35.16%
CHIX Global X MSCI China Financials ETF -30.05%
BRZU Direxion Daily MSCI Brazil Bull 2X Shares -14.33%
KESG KraneShares MSCI China ESG Leaders Index ETF -14.15%
XPP ProShares Ultra FTSE China 50 -13.32%

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