United Kingdom ETF Overview

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

With 10 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, United Kingdom ETFs gather total assets under management of $2.23B. 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 $1.95B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing United Kingdom ETF was the EWUS at 4.98%. 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.

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