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 1350 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, International ETFs have total assets under management of $1,509.68B. The average expense ratio is 0.60%. International ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:
- Fixed Income
- Asset Allocation
The largest International ETF is the Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF VEA with $105.68B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing International ETF was TUR at 74.74%. The most recent ETF launched in the International space was the Simplify Commodities Strategy No K-1 ETF HARD on 03/28/23.