Top MSCI World ETFs

The MSCI World index Factsheet

The MSCI World is an international equity index, which tracks stocks from 23 developed countries. With 1,562 constituents (as of 31/05/21), the index covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalisation in each country.

Stocks from the USA make up the biggest weight in the MSCI World index with 66.57%, followed by Japan (6.90%) and the UK (4.38%). Top sectors within the MSCI World index are information technology (20.98%), financial services (14.23%) and healthcare (12.37%). (Source: MSCI; As of 31/05/21).

ETF investors can benefit from price gains and dividends of the MSCI World constituents. Currently, the MSCI World index is tracked by 18 ETFs.

0.12% p.a. - 0.50% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the MSCI World
11.79%
return in EUR in 2021 per 31/05/2021
 
MSCI World ETFs

Cost of MSCI World ETFs

The total expense ratio (TER) of MSCI World ETFs is between 0.12% p.a. and 0.50% p.a.. In comparison, most actively managed funds do cost much more fees per year. Calculate your individual cost savings by using our cost calculator.

 

The best MSCI World ETF by 1-year fund return as of 31/05/2021

All MSCI World ETFs ranked by fund return

 

The largest MSCI World ETF by fund size in EUR

All MSCI World ETFs ranked by fund size

 

The cheapest MSCI World ETF by total expense ratio

All MSCI World ETFs ranked by total expense ratio

 
 

MSCI World ETFs in comparison

The most important factors at a glance

Besides return, there are further important factors to consider when selecting a MSCI World ETF. In order to provide a sound decision basis, you find a list of all MSCI World ETFs with details on size, cost, age, use of profits, fund domicile and replication method ranked by fund size.

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Provider
ISIN
  Fund size
in m EUR
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE00B4L5Y983 31,583 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1CIE00BJ0KDQ92 6,141 0.19% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares MSCI World UCITS ETF (Dist)IE00B0M62Q58 4,872 0.50% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Lyxor MSCI World UCITS ETF - DistFR0010315770 3,431 0.30% p.a. Distributing France Unfunded swap
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1CLU0274208692 3,330 0.45% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Lyxor MSCI World (LUX) UCITS ETFLU0392494562 2,729 0.20% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap
HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF USDIE00B4X9L533 2,727 0.15% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETFIE00B60SX394 2,373 0.19% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Amundi MSCI World UCITS ETF EUR (C)LU1681043599 1,606 0.38% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Lyxor Core MSCI World (DR) UCITS ETF - AccLU1781541179 983 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Optimized sampling
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-disLU0340285161 966 0.30% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
SPDR MSCI World UCITS ETFIE00BFY0GT14 750 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Deka MSCI World UCITS ETFDE000ETFL508 731 0.31% p.a. Distributing Germany Full replication
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1DIE00BK1PV551 714 0.19% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi Index MSCI World UCITS ETF DR EUR (D)LU1737652237 206 0.18% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-disIE00B7KQ7B66 154 0.30% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-accIE00BD4TXV59 20 0.30% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1DLU2263803533 1 0.29% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Unfunded swap

Source: justETF.com; As of 24/06/2021

 

Return comparison of all MSCI World ETFs

The table shows the returns of all MSCI World ETFs in comparison. All return figures are including dividends as of month end. Besides the return the reference date on which you conduct the comparison is important. In order to find the best ETFs, you can also perform a chart comparison.

ETF   1 month
in %
3 months
in %
6 months
in %
1 year
in %
3 years
in %
HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF USD 1.11% 9.71% 14.86% 29.57% 45.83%
Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETF 0.46% 9.00% 14.07% 28.51% 44.23%
SPDR MSCI World UCITS ETF 0.50% 9.06% 14.12% 28.41% -
Lyxor Core MSCI World (DR) UCITS ETF - Acc 0.41% 9.00% 13.98% 28.33% 43.21%
Amundi Index MSCI World UCITS ETF DR EUR (D) 0.45% 9.10% 13.80% 28.23% 43.07%
Lyxor MSCI World (LUX) UCITS ETF 0.15% 8.68% 13.73% 28.12% 43.11%
iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc) 0.20% 8.72% 13.78% 28.11% 43.44%
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1C 0.16% 8.68% 13.71% 28.03% 43.40%
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1D 0.17% 8.68% 13.70% 28.03% 43.46%
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-acc 0.24% 8.78% 13.71% 27.97% -
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1C 0.13% 8.62% 13.63% 27.94% 43.45%
Lyxor MSCI World UCITS ETF - Dist -0.23% 8.80% 13.51% 27.90% 43.00%
Amundi MSCI World UCITS ETF EUR (C) -0.13% 8.87% 13.54% 27.85% 42.55%
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 0.10% 8.58% 13.54% 27.79% 42.89%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 0.06% 8.54% 13.47% 27.66% 42.16%
Deka MSCI World UCITS ETF -0.12% 8.77% 13.41% 27.59% -
iShares MSCI World UCITS ETF (Dist) 0.08% 8.53% 13.47% 27.57% 42.09%
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1D 0.14% - - - -
ETF   2021
in %
2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF USD 12.82% 6.46% 30.34% -3.96% 7.84%
SPDR MSCI World UCITS ETF 12.13% 6.01% - - -
Lyxor Core MSCI World (DR) UCITS ETF - Acc 12.10% 6.12% 29.92% - -
Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETF 12.09% 6.28% 30.38% -4.29% 7.59%
Amundi Index MSCI World UCITS ETF DR EUR (D) 11.93% 6.34% 30.98% - -
iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc) 11.79% 6.13% 30.22% -4.30% 7.61%
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-acc 11.76% 6.03% - - -
Lyxor MSCI World UCITS ETF - Dist 11.75% 6.42% 30.03% -4.09% 7.54%
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1C 11.74% 6.19% 31.14% -5.54% 8.29%
Lyxor MSCI World (LUX) UCITS ETF 11.72% 5.59% 32.25% -4.93% 7.51%
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1D 11.72% 6.23% 31.13% -5.56% 8.32%
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1C 11.66% 6.14% 31.27% -5.57% 8.32%
UBS ETF (IE) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 11.65% 6.04% 30.17% -4.41% 7.49%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 11.61% 5.86% 29.93% -4.60% 7.41%
iShares MSCI World UCITS ETF (Dist) 11.52% 5.88% 29.78% -4.56% 7.45%
Amundi MSCI World UCITS ETF EUR (C) 11.43% 6.26% 29.84% -4.19% 7.44%
Deka MSCI World UCITS ETF 11.43% 5.41% 31.16% - -
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1D - - - - -

Source: justETF.com; As of 31/05/2021; Calculations in EUR including dividends