Global Ex-US ETF Overview

Global ex-U.S. ETFs invest in the equity of companies outside of the United States.

With 55 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Global Ex-US ETFs gather total assets under management of $122.44B. The average expense ratio is 0.49%. Global Ex-US ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Currency

The largest Global Ex-US ETF is the Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF VEU with $26.32B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Global Ex-US ETF was the FDNI at 40.30%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Global Ex-US space was the Overlay Shares Foreign Equity ETF OVF in 09/30/19.

Top ETF Performers

FDNI First Trust Dow Jones International Internet ETF 10.48%
IPOS Renaissance International IPO ETF 7.52%
FPXI First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF 7.40%
DINT Davis Select International ETF 6.94%
XBUY Amplify International Online Retail ETF 5.85%

Bottom ETF Performers

IBND SPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Corporate Bond ETF -0.46%
UDN Invesco DB U.S. Dollar Index Bearish Fund -0.38%
BWX SPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF -0.18%
FLIA Franklin Liberty International Aggregate Bond ETF -0.13%
WWJD Inspire International ESG ETF 0.07%

Top Creations

VXUS Vanguard Total International Stock ETF 893.17
BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond ETF 748.55
VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF 321.80
IXUS iShares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF 281.86
IAGG iShares Core International Aggregate Bond ETF 101.33

Top Redemptions

RWX SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF -95.41
UUP Invesco DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund -37.08
MOTI VanEck Vectors Morningstar International Moat ETF -15.96
VIDI Vident International Equity Fund -14.80
BWZ SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term International Treasury Bond ETF -9.18

AUM Winners

WWJD Inspire International ESG ETF 124.01%
IGRO iShares International Dividend Growth ETF 23.04%
HAUZ Xtrackers International Real Estate ETF 21.77%
AADR AdvisorShares Dorsey Wright ADR ETF 17.09%
VSGX Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF 14.56%

AUM Losers

IQDY FlexShares International Quality Dividend Dynamic Index Fund -11.88%
RWIU Direxion FTSE Russell International Over US ETF -9.36%
RWX SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF -7.22%
USDU WisdomTree Bloomberg U.S. Dollar Bullish Fund -6.61%
WIP SPDR FTSE International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF -4.70%

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