Russia ETF Overview

Russia ETFs provide exposure to Russian equity securities. One of the BRIC countries, Russia is expected to have high economic development potential as a commodity powerhouse. Investors, however, need to be aware of how Russia's high energy dependence and sometimes-turbulent geopolitics can weigh on its growth.

With 4 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Russia ETFs have total assets under management of $37.41M. The average expense ratio is 0.53%. Russia ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Russia ETF is the VanEck Russia ETF RSX with $35.87M in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Russia ETF was FLRU at --. The most recent ETF launched in the Russia space was the Franklin FTSE Russia ETF FLRU on 02/06/18.

Features and News

Bank Fees 'Significantly Eroding' Russia ETFs, VanEck Warns

The ETF issuer calls on shareholders to put pressure on Citibank, J.P. Morgan and Bank of New York.

Features and News

Weighing Risks, Opportunities In Emerging Markets

Disaggregating emerging markets and the evolution of single-country exposures.

Features and News

Russia Ranks Higher On ESG Than 15 Other Sovereigns

Ongoing challenges in ranking the sustainability of different governments.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Odds & Ends: Procure Adds Disaster Recovery Fund

Plus, iShares’ Russia ETF becomes actively managed.

Features and News

Are Russian Stocks Worthless?

It’s possible, based on credit default swap prices, according to new research.

Features and News

Russia Sanctions Present Unique Challenge To ETF Industry

Questions remain as to how to unwind locked positions.

Daily ETF Watch

Choppy ETF Launches? Blame Russia

Closures of exchange-traded funds are outpacing last year's, too.

Features and News

Why Commodities Have A Lot Of Runway

Abrdn’s Bob Minter talks about why current events are creating opportunities in commodities.

Features and News

Uranium ETFs Quietly Surge

While eyes are on oil, uranium ETFs have outperformed.