European equities for your core

iShares offers a wide range of European equity ETFs, whether you want to invest in the broad market or a single country.

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30 June 2018.

Why iShares for European equities?

Largest European equity ETF
The iShares Euro STOXX 50 UCITS ETF is the largest European equity ETF in the UCITS universe based on assets under management (AUM).
Source: Bloomberg.
Most liquid European equity ETF
The iShares Euro STOXX 50 UCITS ETF has the highest trading liquidity in the European equity UCITS universe, based on 12m average daily trading volume (ADV).
Source: Bloomberg.
Lowest cost European equity ETF
The iShares MSCI Europe UCITS ETF is the lowest cost MSCI Europe ETF in the UCITS universe based on total expense ratio (TER).
Source: Morningstar.

Explore our European equities ETFs

Please refer to the ‘Risks’ section at the end of the page for full explanations of all the fund risks mentioned.
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A primary tool to express asset allocation views in Europe, the iShares Core Euro STOXX 50 ETF is the largest and most liquid Euro Stoxx 50 UCITS fund in the market, based on AUM and 12m ADV.
Risks: Concentration risk, counterparty risk, emerging market risk, equity risk.
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  • Exposure to the 50 largest Eurozone companies
  • Invest in industry leading companies across Europe
  • Use at the core of a portfolio to seek long-term growth
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A key building block exposure for European clients, the iShares MSCI EMU ETF is the lowest cost and most liquid MSCI EMU UCITS fund in the market, based on TER and 12m ADV.
Risks: Counterparty risk, equity risk.
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  • Exposure to a broad range of Euro denominated companies
  • Comprehensive access to large and mid cap stocks across the 10 developed markets in the European Economic & Monetary Union
  • Use at the core of a portfolio to seek long-term growth
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A key building block exposure for European clients, the iShares MSCI ETF is the largest, lowest cost, most liquid MSCI Europe UCITS fund in the market, based on AUM, TER and 12m ADV.
Risks: Equity risk.
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  • Exposure to a broad range of European companies
  • Comprehensive access to large and mid cap stocks within 15 developed market countries in Europe
  • Use at the core of a portfolio to seek long-term growth
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A key building block exposure for UK clients or European clients looking to tilt their European exposure towards the continent, the iShares MSCI Europe ex-UK ETF is the only UCITS fund tracking this index in the market.
Risks: Counterparty risk, equity risk.
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  • Exposure to a broad range of continental European companies
  • Comprehensive access to large and mid cap stocks within 14 developed market countries in continental Europe
  • Use at the core of a portfolio to seek long-term growth
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Want a currency hedged ETF?
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The iShares MSCI EMU ESG Screened UCITS ETF seeks to track the performance of an index composed of companies from developed countries in Europe that form part of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) screened for exposure to thermal coal, controversial weapons, tobacco, and other controversial industries.
Risks: Concentration risk, counterparty risk, equity risk, environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk.
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  • Diversified exposure to companies from the Economic and Monetary Union
  • Screens out exposure to thermal coal, weapons, tobacco, and other controversial industries
  • Invest with purpose. Take a sustainable approach to pursuing growth
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The iShares MSCI Europe ESG Screened UCITS ETF seeks to track the performance of an index composed of European companies screened for exposure to thermal coal, controversial weapons, tobacco, and other controversial industries.
Risks: Concentration risk, counterparty risk, equity risk, environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk.
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  • Exposure to a broad range of European companies
  • Screens out exposure to thermal coal, weapons, tobacco, and other controversial industries
  • Invest with purpose. Take a sustainable approach to pursuing growth
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A key building block exposure for UK clients, the iShares Core FTSE 100 ETF is the largest FTSE 100 ETF in the market and one of the cheapest ways to access UK large cap stocks, based on TER.
Risks: Concentration risk, counterparty risk, equity risk.
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  • Exposure to the 100 largest UK listed companies
  • Globally diversified growth through large UK based sector leading companies
  • Use at the core of a portfolio to seek long-term growth
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Seeks to track the performance of an index composed of 250 mid cap UK companies that rank below the FTSE 100 Index.
Risks: Counterparty risk, equity risk.
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  • Exposure to the next largest 250 UK listed companies after the FTSE 100
  • More domestically focussed growth through mid-size UK based companies
  • Use at the core of a portfolio to seek long-term growth
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What are our latest views on European equity markets?
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Risks

Concentration Risk: Investment risk is concentrated in specific sectors, countries, currencies or companies. This means the fund is more sensitive to any localised economic, market, political or regulatory events.

Counterparty Risk: The insolvency of any institutions providing services such as safekeeping of assets or acting as counterparty to derivatives or other instruments, may expose the Share Class to financial loss.

Emerging Markets Risk: Emerging markets are generally more sensitive to economic and political conditions than developed markets. Other factors include greater 'Liquidity Risk', restrictions on investment or transfer of assets and failed/delayed delivery of securities or payments to the fund.

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Risk: The benchmark index's ESG rating assessment of an issuer's performance is intended to be relative to the standards of the issuer's industry peers. No exclusion (apart from controversial weapons) is made on the basis of how ethical a particular industry/sector is perceived to be. Investors should therefore make a personal ethical assessment of the Index prior to investing in the fund.

Equity Risk: The value of equities and equity-related securities can be affected by daily stock market movements. Other influential factors include political, economic news, company earnings and significant corporate events.

Liquidity Risk: Lower liquidity means there are insufficient buyers or sellers to allow the fund to sell or buy investments readily.

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