Other notable Global X funds include:

Global X FTSE Nordic 30 (NYSEArca: GXF). GXF holds 30 of the largest, most liquid companies in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway. The fund is up 14.5% in the last 12 months and recently hit a high on Oct. 23.

Global X Copper Miners ETF (NYSEArca: COPX). Copper prices are up more than 35% off their  summertime lows. COPX holds 30 companies that deal with exploring, mining and/or refining copper and have increased profit margins. The fund is in the top 5% of all ETFs based on relative strength. [Market Weighs Impact of Physical Metal ETFs.]

For more information on ETFs, visit our ETF 101 category.

Max Chen contributed to this article.