List of Global Stock ETFs (U.S. Excluded) Listed On U.S. Exchanges

The ETFs in this category are international ETFs comprised of companies from both developed and emerging market economies. Examples of developed countries include Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom while examples of emerging market countries include China, Brazil and India. With these particular ETFs, companies from the United States are not included.

Here are a few notes regarding this category of ETFs:

  • Companies from Japan and the United Kingdom are generally the most represented countries with each of them usually comprising between 12 and 15 percent of most of the ETFs.
  • While these ETFs contain companies from both developed and emerging markets, representation from developed market companies far outweighs that of emerging market companies. In addition, the weight given to emerging markets varies from ETF to ETF.
  • The range in the number of companies that each ETF is comprised of varies from as low as 380 to approximately 5,800.
  • The financial sector is normally the most represented sector.

Global Stock ETFs (U.S. Excluded)

AdvisorShares WCM/BNY Mellon Focused Growth ADR ETF (AADR)

iShares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF (IXUS)

iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Index Fund (ACWX)

Oppenheimer Global ESG Revenue ETF (ESGF)


Vanguard FTSE All-World ex US Index Fund (VEU)

Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS)

Vident International Equity Fund (VIDI)

Global Stock ETFs Ex-US: Hedged

Deutsche X-trackers MSCI All World ex US Hedged Equity ETF (DBAW)

iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF (HAWX)