The European ETFs focus on both the Eastern and the Western Europe as well as the Scandinavian countries. Exchange-Traded Funds may invest in a specific country or a broader group of countries. Besides the periods of major crisis, the ETFs are generally considered a low-risk investment comparing to others continents. Europe is an economically-diverse region with Eastern Europe being a good option for investors with higher-risk tolerance - the region has greater growth potential than other parts of this continent. At the same time the Western Europe might be considered a better investment for conservative investors. Every investor should keep in mind that investing in one of the EU countries may carry an investment risks associated with problems in any other EU country.
Equity, Germany ETFs on average are in the medium-term up 12% in 6 months. In the long-term down -20% below S&P in 2 years.
Small-cap, Germany ETF is in the long-term down -19% below S&P in 2 years and up 131% in 10 years.
Austria ETF is in the long-term down -23% below S&P in 2 years.
Belgium ETF is in the long-term down -23% below S&P in 2 years and up 168% in 14 years.
Denmark ETF is in the long-term up 134% in 10 years.
Equity, Sweden ETF is in the long-term down -24% below S&P in 3 years.
France ETF is in the long-term down -54% below S&P in 17 years.
Greece ETF is in the long-term down -32% below S&P in 2 years and down -82% below S&P in 9 years.
Ireland ETF is in the long-term up 107% in 13 years.
Italy ETF is in the long-term down -77% below S&P in 18 years.
Netherlands ETF is in the long-term down -39% below S&P in 17 years.
Poland ETFs on average are in the medium-term down -19% below S&P in 6 months.
Spain ETF is in the long-term down -24% below S&P in 3 years.
|Symbol||Company Name||Price||Change||Total net assets||Total expense ratio|
|BUNL||Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch||29.4|
|BUNT||PowerShares DB 3X German Bund Futures ETN||61.33|
|DAX||Recon Capital DAX Germany ETF||24.92||0.17%|
|DBGR||DBX ETF Trust||25.19||0.01%||0.45%|
|DXGE||WisdomTree Germany Hedged Equity Fund||28.44||0.09%||9.44 M||0.48%|
|EDEN||Ishares MSCI Denmark Capped ETF||50.42||0.62%||50.09 M||0.53%|
|EFNL||Ishares MSCI Finland Capped ETF||32.87||1.61%||36.61 M||0.53%|
|EIRL||iShares MSCI Irld Cp Invstb Mrkt Indx Fd||37.11||0.27%||174.55 M||0.5%|
|ENOR||Ishares MSCI Norway Capped ETF||21.44||0.52%||15.87 M||0.53%|
|EPOL||iShares MSCI Poland Investable ETF||17.95||0.62%||308.38 M||0.61%|
|EWD||iShares MSCI Sweden Index||28.5||0.53%||567.8 M||0.51%|
|EWG||iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund||26.31||0.15%||5.96 B||0.51%|
|EWGS||Ishares MSCI Germany Small Cap ETF||40.63||40.11 M||0.59%|
|EWI||iShares MSCI Italy Index||24.14||1.26%||1.3 B||0.5%|
|EWK||iShares MSCI Belgium Investable Mkt||17.33||0.76%||74.81 M||0.5%|
|EWL||iShares MSCI Switzerland Index Fund||29.25||0.07%||1.09 B||0.51%|
|EWN||iShares MSCI Netherlands Investable||24.08||0.5%||266.12 M||0.5%|
|EWO||iShares MSCI Austria Investable Mkt||16.5||0.27%||92.21 M||0.51%|
|EWP||iShares MSCI Spain Capped ETF||26.42||0.53%||1.59 B||0.51%|
|EWQ||iShares MSCI France Index||24.43||0.25%||379.14 M||0.51%|
|EWU||iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index||30.41||0.16%||4.24 B||0.51%|
|EWUS||Ishares MSCI United Kingdom Small Cap ETF||33.61||-0.15%||38.78 M||0.59%|
|FGM||First Trust Exchange Traded AlphaDEX Fund II||36.19||0.46%||0.8%|
|FKU||First Trust Exchange Traded AlphaDEX Fund II||32.44||0.28%||0.8%|
|FSZ||First Trust Exchange Traded AlphaDEX Fund II||40.23||0.11%|
|FXF||CurrencyShares Swiss Franc Trust||92.88||-0.21%|
|FXS||CurrencyShares Swedish Krona Trust||105.25||0.4%|
|GREK||Global X Funds||7.76||-0.13%|
|HEWG||iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF||25.86||0.04%|
|NORW||Global X Funds||11.22||0.7%||0.5%|
|PGAL||Global X FTSE Portugal 20 ETF||9.64||0.94%|
|PLND||Market Vectors Poland ETF||13.11||-0.27%|
|QDEU||SPDR MSCI Germany Quality Mix ETF||51.31||-0.02%|
|QESP||SPDR MSCI Spain Quality Mix ETF||40.32||0.45%|
|QGBR||SPDR MSCI United Kingdom Quality Mix ETF||45.94|