How to invest in Poland using ETFs

How do I invest in Polish stocks?

The easiest way to invest in the Polish stock market is to invest in a broad market index. This can be done at low cost by using ETFs.

On the Polish stock market you'll find 1 index which is tracked by ETFs.

Alternatively, you may invest in indices on Eastern Europe.

0.74% p.a.
annual total expense ratio (TER) of Poland ETFs
on the Polish stock market, which is tracked by ETFs
on the Polish stock market
 
The best indices for Poland ETFs

Performance of Polish stocks (MSCI Poland)

1 month: 3.89%
1 year: 15.56%
3 years: -5.81%
5 years: 14.16%

Indices in comparison

The best indices for ETFs on Poland

For an investment in the Polish stock market, there is 1 index available which is tracked by 1 ETF. On the MSCI Poland index there is 1 ETF. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on these indices is around 0.74% p.a..

Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description

MSCI Poland

Poland 1 ETF 14
(31/05/2021)
The MSCI Poland index tracks leading stocks on the Polish market.
Index factsheet
ETF
ISIN
  Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares MSCI Poland UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE00B4M7GH52 80 0.74% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Full replication
 
Index   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
MSCI Poland 12.45% 18.86% 21.80% 23.18% -4.47%
Index   2021
in %
2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
MSCI Poland 14.03% -19.61% -3.94% -9.02% 35.61%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/05/2021; Calculations in EUR based on the largest ETF of the respective index.

 

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Alternative investment opportunities

Eastern Europe indices with a share of Poland

Besides Poland ETFs you may consider indices on Eastern Europe. In total, you can invest in 2 Eastern Europe indices, which are tracked by 3 ETFs. The total expense ratio (TER) of ETFs on Eastern Europe is between 0.20% p.a. and 0.74% p.a..

 
Index Investment focus Number of ETFs Number of constituents Short description
MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe 10/40 Eastern Europe
Poland: 18.98%
(31/03/2021)
1 ETF 45
(31/05/2021)
The MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe 10/40 index tracks stocks from emerging Eastern European countries. The embedded 10/40 rule limits the weight of a single company to 10% of the index. The sum of all companies with weights between 5% and 10% is limited to 40%.
Index factsheet
MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe ex Russia Eastern Europe
Poland: 67.09%
(31/03/2021)
2 ETFs 20
(31/05/2021)
The MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe ex Russia index tracks large and mid-cap companies from emerging markets in Eastern Europe. Stocks from Russia are excluded.
Index factsheet
ETF
ISIN
  Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares MSCI Eastern Europe Capped UCITS ETFIE00B0M63953 185 0.74% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Lyxor MSCI Eastern Europe ex Russia UCITS ETF - AccLU1900066462 180 0.50% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Amundi MSCI Eastern Europe ex Russia UCITS ETF EUR (C)LU1681043755 25 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
 
Index   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe 10/40 9.09% 14.58% 22.56% 20.30% 26.11%
MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe ex Russia 11.76% 17.06% 23.89% 27.73% -0.70%
Index   2021
in %
2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe 10/40 15.17% -18.84% 31.66% 1.06% 2.83%
MSCI Emerging Markets Eastern Europe ex Russia 15.56% -18.80% 1.06% -8.15% 30.60%

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/05/2021; Calculations in EUR based on the largest ETF of the respective index.