U.K. ETF Overview

With 9 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, U.K. ETFs gather total assets under management of $2.24B. The average expense ratio is 0.66%. U.K. ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Currency
  • Equity

The largest U.K. ETF is the iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF EWU with $1.97B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing U.K. ETF was the DGBP at 20.85%. The most-recent ETF launched in the U.K. space was the VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs GBP ETN DGBP in 12/12/17.

Features and News

Currency Hedging Impacts Non-UK ETFs

European exposure without the U.K. is easy to get. But returns vary greatly between hedged and nonhedged funds.

ETF Report

 Countries In Review: May 2019

Emerging markets were hit the hardest in March.

Daily ETF Watch

DWS Closes 2 Int'l ETFs

Today is the last day of trading for the Xtrackers Germany and currency-hedged U.K. funds.

Features and News

ETF Of The Week: Odd Times For Ireland

May's successful leadership vote hasn't done much to boost 'EIRL.'

 

Daily ETF Watch

Country ETFs Go Beta

State Street revamps four of its StrategicFactors country funds.

 

ETF Report

 Countries In Review: August 2018

Most country ETFs had it rough in June.

ETF Report

 Countries In Review

Country ETFs saw mostly negative returns, except for some bright spots in developing markets.

Daily ETF Watch

WisdomTree To Close 1 In 10 ETFs

The issuer will shutter a handful of its currency-hedged and trade-focused ETFs.

 

ETF Report

 Countries In Review

Most country ETFs ended up in positive territory in November