International ETF Overview

International Equity ETFs provide exposure to regions and countries outside of the US. Investors seek these ETFs for their non-correlated returns to US equities, adding another layer of diversification to a portfolio. These funds may invest in a single country, or economic sector, or global theme outside of the US.

With 1289 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, International ETFs have total assets under management of $1,420.09B. The average expense ratio is 0.60%. International ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Currency
  • Fixed Income
  • Equity
  • Commodities
  • Asset Allocation
  • Alternatives

The largest International ETF is the Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF VEA with $90.79B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing International ETF was BOIL at 129.87%. The most recent ETF launched in the International space was the ProShares Short Bitcoin Strategy ETF BITI on 06/21/22.

Top ETF Performers

GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 28.79%
PGJ Invesco Golden Dragon China ETF 24.81%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares 24.60%
KWEB KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF 21.04%
CHIQ Global X MSCI China Consumer Discretionary ETF 20.85%

Bottom ETF Performers

BOIL ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Natural Gas -53.51%
KORU Direxion Daily MSCI South Korea Bull 3X Shares -39.34%
BRZU Direxion Daily MSCI Brazil Bull 2X Shares -35.19%
UBR ProShares Ultra MSCI Brazil Capped -34.60%
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN -33.67%

Top Creations

UCO ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil 2.59K
EEMV iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Min Vol Factor ETF 2.35K
SCO ProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Crude Oil 1.40K
KOLD ProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Natural Gas 678.55
ARKK ARK Innovation ETF 657.84

Top Redemptions

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -1,563.02
COMT iShares GSCI Commodity Dynamic Roll Strategy ETF -1,435.15
ESGE iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF -1,135.23
IXN iShares Global Tech ETF -768.38
SRLN SPDR Blackstone Senior Loan ETF -727.25

AUM Winners

MJIN ETFMG 2X Daily Inverse Alternative Harvest ETF 1,389.77%
FLCA Franklin FTSE Canada ETF 384.62%
FIG Simplify Macro Strategy ETF 379.81%
BKCI BNY Mellon Concentrated International ETF 312.54%
UCO ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil 291.92%

AUM Losers

KOLD ProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Natural Gas -83.12%
SCO ProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Crude Oil -76.68%
CRYP AdvisorShares Managed Bitcoin Strategy ETF -74.99%
TEGS Trend Aggregation ESG ETF -74.39%
SINV ETFMG Prime 2x Daily Inverse Junior Silver Miners ETF -64.49%

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