United Kingdom ETF Overview

United Kingdom ETFs have complete exposure to the U.K. stock market and exposure to the pound sterling.

With 9 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, United Kingdom ETFs gather total assets under management of $2.52B. The average expense ratio is 0.66%. United Kingdom ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Currency
  • Equity

The largest United Kingdom ETF is the iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF EWU with $2.25B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing United Kingdom ETF was the DGBP at 24.58%. The most-recent ETF launched in the United Kingdom 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.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Week: Vanguard Cuts Fees On 21 ETFs

Plus, two volatility ETNs switch tickers and six ETFs close.

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.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: 8 'Sure Things' For 2019

Eight predictions from the experts for 2019.

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.