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 1,555 constituents (as of 30/11/2021), the index covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization in each country.

Stocks from the USA make up the biggest weight in the MSCI World index with 69.31%, followed by Japan (6.45%) and the UK (3.96%). Top sectors within the MSCI World index are information technology (24.08%), financial services (13.17%) and consumer discretionary (12.63%). Source: MSCI; As of 30/11/2021

ETF investors can benefit from price gains and dividends of the MSCI World constituents. Currently, the MSCI World index is tracked by 13 ETFs.

0.12% p.a. - 0.50% p.a.
annual total expense ratio
track the MSCI World
19.60%
return in GBP in 2021 per 30/11/2021
 
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 30/11/2021

All MSCI World ETFs ranked by fund return

 

The largest MSCI World ETF by fund size in GBP

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 GBP
TER
in %
Use of profits Fund domicile Replication method
iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE00B4L5Y983 33,454 0.20% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1CIE00BJ0KDQ92 6,883 0.19% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
iShares MSCI World UCITS ETF (Dist)IE00B0M62Q58 4,728 0.50% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Lyxor MSCI World UCITS ETF - DistFR0010315770 3,392 0.30% p.a. Distributing France Unfunded swap
HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF USDIE00B4X9L533 3,285 0.15% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1CLU0274208692 2,881 0.45% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap
Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETFIE00B60SX394 2,753 0.19% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Unfunded swap
Lyxor Core MSCI World (DR) UCITS ETF - AccLU1781541179 1,223 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Optimized sampling
SPDR MSCI World UCITS ETFIE00BFY0GT14 1,040 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Ireland Optimized sampling
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-disLU0340285161 913 0.30% p.a. Distributing Luxembourg Full replication
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1DIE00BK1PV551 812 0.19% p.a. Distributing Ireland Optimized sampling
Amundi ETF MSCI World UCITS ETF DRLU1437016972 495 0.18% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Full replication
Amundi ETF MSCI World UCITS ETF USDLU1681043672 23 0.38% p.a. Accumulating Luxembourg Unfunded swap

Source: justETF.com; As of 08/12/2021

 

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 %
Lyxor MSCI World UCITS ETF - Dist 1.38% 2.99% 12.62% 22.77% 53.89%
HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF USD 1.09% 2.23% 11.28% 22.02% 53.90%
Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETF 1.06% 2.05% 11.20% 21.84% 53.39%
iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc) 1.04% 1.84% 11.13% 21.81% 52.92%
SPDR MSCI World UCITS ETF 1.08% 2.06% 11.15% 21.78% -
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1C 1.05% 1.87% 11.18% 21.78% 52.94%
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1D 1.05% 1.88% 11.17% 21.78% 52.98%
Lyxor Core MSCI World (DR) UCITS ETF - Acc 1.03% 2.00% 11.18% 21.68% 52.34%
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1C 1.02% 1.85% 11.11% 21.64% 52.87%
Amundi ETF MSCI World UCITS ETF USD 1.04% 2.00% 11.11% 21.60% 52.22%
Amundi ETF MSCI World UCITS ETF DR 1.04% 2.04% 11.16% 21.49% 52.03%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 1.02% 1.98% 11.06% 21.49% 51.80%
iShares MSCI World UCITS ETF (Dist) 1.02% 1.82% 10.99% 21.38% 51.57%
ETF   2021
in %
2020
in %
2019
in %
2018
in %
2017
in %
Lyxor MSCI World UCITS ETF - Dist 21.70% 12.45% 23.68% -3.31% 11.44%
Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETF 20.56% 12.31% 24.01% -3.51% 11.49%
SPDR MSCI World UCITS ETF 20.52% 12.01% - - -
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1D 20.49% 12.24% 23.59% -4.09% 12.45%
Xtrackers MSCI World UCITS ETF 1C 20.48% 12.21% 23.59% -4.06% 12.43%
Lyxor Core MSCI World (DR) UCITS ETF - Acc 20.43% 12.23% 23.59% - -
Xtrackers MSCI World Swap UCITS ETF 1C 20.35% 12.16% 23.72% -3.98% 12.30%
UBS ETF (LU) MSCI World UCITS ETF (USD) A-dis 20.32% 11.86% 23.58% -3.81% 11.30%
iShares MSCI World UCITS ETF (Dist) 20.13% 11.88% 23.43% -3.75% 11.34%
HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF USD 19.79% 12.48% 23.93% -3.14% 11.70%
iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc) 19.60% 12.14% 23.87% -3.52% 11.50%
Amundi ETF MSCI World UCITS ETF USD 19.42% 12.05% 23.59% -3.67% 11.41%
Amundi ETF MSCI World UCITS ETF DR 19.13% 12.38% 24.57% -4.20% 11.31%

Source: justETF.com; As of 30/11/2021; Calculations in GBP including dividends