List of Foreign ETFs

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There were over 7,000 exchange-traded products available on the market in 2020, but many people like to stick to funds that are close to home. If this sounds like you, your international investment strategy might be lacking.

Foreign ETFs are a great way to increase your global exposure as well as to tap emerging markets, diversify a portfolio, and hedge international risk of certain commodities or sectors. Here are a few lists of foreign ETFs that might meet your global investing needs. Be sure to conduct thorough research on each product before you make any trade, and keep in mind that some might drop off a list and others may be added at any given time. 

Key Takeaways

  • Foreign ETFs can help you hedge international risks and diversify your portfolio.
  • Over 7,000 foreign exchange-traded products were being traded by investors in 2020.
  • You can choose from broad market ETFs and global dividend ETFs depending on your objectives.

Broad Foreign ETFs

  • AADR - AdvisorShares Dorsey White ADR ETF
  • ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Index ETF
  • BNDX - Vanguard Total International Bond ETF
  • BWX - SPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond
  • BWZ - SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Capital Short Term International Treasury Bond ETF
  • DBAW - Deutsche X-trackers MSCI All World ex US Hedged Equity Fund
  • DNL - WisdomTree Global ex-US Growth Fund
  • DRW - WisdomTree Global ex-US Real Estate Fund
  • ESGN - Columbia Sustainable International Equity Income ETF
  • FNDC - Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index ETF
  • HAWX - iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex-US ETF
  • HDAW - Deutsche X-trackers MSCI All World ex US High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF
  • HYXU - iShares International High Yield Corporate Bond ETF
  • IBND - SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Capital International Corporate Bond ETF
  • ICOW - Pacer Developed Markets International Cash Cows 100 ETF
  • IDEV - iShares Core MSCI International Developed Markets ETF 
  • IDOG - ALPS International Sector Dividend Dogs ETF
  • IFGL - iShares International Developed Real Estate ETF
  • IGOV - iShares International Treasury Bond ETF
  • IGRO - iShares International Dividend Growth ETF
  • IMOM - MonumentumShares International Quantitative Momentum ETF
  • ISHG - iShares 1-3 Year International Treasury Bond ETF
  • IXUS - iShares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF
  • JPIN - JPMorgan Diversified Return International Equity ETF
  • MFDX - PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor International Equity ETF
  • MOTI - VanEck Vectors Morningstar International Moat ETF
  • NUDM - Nuveen ESG International Developed Markets Equity ETF
  • PBDM - Invesco PureBeta FTSE Developed ex-North America Portfolio
  • PICB - Invesco International Corporate Bond Portfolio 
  • RNDM - First Trust Developed International Equity Select ETF
  • RWX - SPDR DJ Wilshire International Real Estate ETF
  • TTAI - TrimTabs All Cap International Free-Cash-Flow ETF 
  • VEU - Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF
  • VIDI - Vident International Equity Fund 
  • VNQI - Vanguard Global ex-US Real Estate Index Fund ETF 
  • VSS - Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small Cap Index ETF
  • VXUS - Vanguard Total International Stock ETF
  • WIP - SPDR Citi International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF
  • WPS - iShares International Property ETF

Global Dividend ETFs

  • DEW - WisdomTree Global Equity Income Fund
  • DWX - SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF
  • FFTI - FormulaFolios Income ETF
  • FGD - First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index
  • FLQD - Franklin Liberty Q Global Dividend ETF
  • FPEI - First Trust International Preferred Securities and Income ETF
  • INFR - Legg Mason Global Infrastructure ETF
  • IQDE - FlexShares International Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund
  • IQDF - FlexShares International Quality Dividend Index Fund
  • IQDY - FlexShares International Quality Dividend Dynamic Index Fund
  • LVHI - Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF
  • LVL - Claymore/S&P Global Dividend Opportunities ETF
  • OCIO - ClearShares OCIO ETF
  • PID - Invesco International Dividend Achievers ETF
  • PREF - Principal Spectrum Preferred Securities Active ETF
  • SDIV - Global X Super Dividend ETF
  • WBIG - WBI Large Cap Tactical Yield Shares
  • WDIV - SPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF 

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