“The U.S. Federal Resreve may be the first to stop its practices of Quantitative Easing, relative to other Developed Market Central Banks, leading to the potential for a stronger U.S. dollar and weaker foreign currencies,” Schwartz added.
Investors who are interested in international exposure but wary of potential currency risks can take a look at the recently launched WisdomTree International Hedged Dividend Growth Fund (NYSEArca: IHDG), which tracks developed markets like the U.K., Switzerland, Australia, Germany, Japan, Sweden, France, Spain, Netherlands and Norway, among others. [Between the Hedges With Global Dividend Stocks]
WisdomTree also offers a suite of sector and broad Japan hedged-equity ETFs, including the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEArca: DXJ), the largest currency-hedged option. [Positive Technical Signs for Big Japan ETF]
With the ECB meeting just right around the corner, more investors have been looking into Europe-hedged ETFs, like the WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEArca: HEDJ). In a survey of financial advisors conducted by RIA Database and ETF Trends, 46% of respondents say they are interested in a Europe-hedged position but are still researching the market and 24% are overweight Europe. [ETF Signs Mount Traders are Expecting ECB Easing]
For more information on international markets, visit our global ETFs category.
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