Alternatively, investors seeking international market exposure but are wary of potential negative effects of currency risks ahead can look to currency-hedged ETF strategies to access a number of foreign markets.
For example, the Deutsche X-trackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF (NYSEArca: DBEF) tracks developed Europe, Australasia and Far East countries and hedges against depreciation in related currencies.
Investors can also track other various market segments in the international space while hedging against currency risks through currency-hedged ETF strategies. For instance, the Deutsche X-trackers MSCI All World ex US Hedged Equity ETF (NYSEArca: DBAW) provides broad market exposure by following a market cap-weighted index of international stocks, excluding U.S. exposure and hedging against depreciation in the underlying currencies against the U.S. dollar. Additionally, the Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Emerging Markets Hedged Equity Fund (NYSEArca: DBEM) targets the emerging markets.
ETF investors can also find more targeted exposure through specific options. For instance, Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF (NYSEArca: DBJP) and Deutsche X-trackers MSCI EMU Hedged Equity ETF (NYSEArca: DBEZ) provide targeted exposure to Japan and the Eurozone, respectively.
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