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 $106.64B. The average expense ratio is 0.47%. 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 $24.18B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Global Ex-US ETF was the IGVT at 10.55%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Global Ex-US space was the Amplify International Online Retail ETF XBUY in 01/30/19.

Top ETF Performers

FDNI First Trust Dow Jones International Internet ETF 8.59%
IPKW Invesco International BuyBack Achievers ETF 8.14%
IQDY FlexShares International Quality Dividend Dynamic Index Fund 7.76%
FID First Trust S&P International Dividend Aristocrats ETF 7.14%
HDAW Xtrackers MSCI All World ex U.S. High Dividend Yield Equity ETF 6.84%

Bottom ETF Performers

BWX SPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF -1.54%
FLIA Franklin Liberty International Aggregate Bond ETF -1.15%
IBND SPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Corporate Bond ETF -1.10%
IGVT Xtrackers Barclays International Treasury Bond Hedged ETF -0.98%
IFIX Xtrackers Barclays International Corporate Bond Hedged ETF -0.85%

Top Creations

BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond ETF 811.50
VXUS Vanguard Total International Stock ETF 663.27
IXUS iShares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF 293.60
VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF 161.52
UUP Invesco DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund 42.35

Top Redemptions

RWX SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF -119.20
VSS Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap ETF -69.10
VNQI Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Real Estate ETF -45.40
IFV First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF -45.30
DWX SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF -28.54

AUM Winners

QINT American Century Quality Diversified International ETF 16.22%
HAUZ Xtrackers International Real Estate ETF 15.73%
VSGX Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF 15.25%
VXUS Vanguard Total International Stock ETF 10.58%
DINT Davis Select International ETF 9.97%

AUM Losers

XBUY Amplify International Online Retail ETF -21.01%
UUP Invesco DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund -11.74%
IHY VanEck Vectors International High Yield Bond ETF -7.69%
WIP SPDR FTSE International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF -7.34%
BWX SPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF -2.09%


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