Europe ETFs Are Turning a Lot of Heads

The U.S.-listed Europe region-specific ETF segment has attracted $14.1 billion in net inflows, according to XTF data. To put this in perspective, the U.S.-listed ETF universe experienced $271.7 billion in net inflows year-to-date.

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Among the most popular Europe-specific ETF picks, the iShares MSCI EMU ETF (NYSEArca: EZU), which focuses on Eurozone members or does not include the likes of United Kingdom and Switzerland exposure, saw $4.6 billion in net inflows so far this year.

The Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEArca: VGK), which takes a broader approach and includes U.K. and Switzerland exposure, added $4.2 billion.

The iShares Core MSCI Europe ETF (NYSEArca: IEUR), which is seen as a cheaper “core” alternative to older iShares Europe ETF (NYSEArca: IEV), has brought in $1.6 billion in net inflows.

The SPDR EURO STOXX 50 (NYSEArca: FEZ), which is similar to EZU in focusing on euro member states, attracted $1.5 billion.

Lastly, the iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF (NYSEARCA: EUFN), the sole Europe financial sector-specific ETF, added $878.5 million.