ETF Investors Should Consider More International Exposure

Many have been U.S.-centric with their investment portfolios, potentially missing out on opportunities in overseas markets. With exchange traded funds, investors can tap easily diversify into international equities.

On the upcoming webcast, It’s a Big World – The Case for International Investing, Robert Bush, ETF Strategist at Deutsche Asset Management, Christian Hille, Managing Director and Head of Multi Asset for EMEA at Deutsche Asset Management, Roger H. Scheffel, Principal and Co-Portfolio Manager at Willbanks, Smith & Thomas Asset Management, and Sean Edkins, Director and ETF Investment Specialist at Deutsche Asset Management, will point out the benefits of international market exposure and highlight some ETF strategies to tap into the various global areas.

For instance, ETF investors can look to the Deutsche X-trackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF (NYSEArca: DBEF), which tracks developed Europe, Australasia and Far East countries, as a way to gain exposure to these developed markets. DBEF also includes a currency hedged component, which may diminish the negative effects of depreciating foreign currencies or a stronger U.S. dollar.


ETF investors can also find more targeted international exposure, such as the Deutsche X-Trackers MSCI Europe Hedged Equity ETF (NYSEArca: DBEU), which tracks a currency-hedged exposure to European countries.

Related: Brexit Opens Opportunity for Europe ETFs