International ETFs at a Low Cost

Targeted Exposure

Seize developed and emerging
market opportunities

Low Cost

On average, our passive ETFs have expenses
70% less than each ETF’s largest competitor2

Global Index Provider

Benchmarks constructed by FTSE Russell,
the world’s largest index provider

23 ETFs

Including Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Europe
and Japan1

0.09%

Developed Markets ETFs

0.19%

Emerging Markets ETFs

0.39%

Franklin FTSE Saudi Arabia ETF

~16 trillion3

Benchmarked to FTSE Russell indexes, globally

Why target individual countries and regions?

Many investors allocate across broad emerging and developed markets based on their risk preferences, market expectations, and investment objectives.

However, individual countries and regions can behave very differently over a given time period, creating an opportunity to capture growth

through precise exposures.

20162017201820192020
Highest 3 (Out of 10) Index Returns
Canada
25.49%
Austria
58.96%
Finland
-2.21%
New Zealand
38.83%
Denmark
44.36%
New Zealand
19.32%
Hong Kong
36.17%
New Zealand
-3.49%
Ireland
38.08%
Netherlands
24.43%
Norway
14.60%
Singapore
35.63%
Israel
-5.19%
Switzerland
33.56%
Sweden
24.42%
Avearge1
Developed ex-US
3.29%
Developed ex-US
24.81%
Developed ex-US
-13.64%
Developed ex-US
23.16%
Developed ex-US
8.09%
Lowest 3 (Out of 10) Index Returns
Italy
-9.51%
Canada
16.90%
Ireland
-25.02%
Finland
10.80%
Singapore
-7.40%
Denmark
-15.22%
New Zealand
12.67%
Belgium
-26.13%
Hong Kong
10.34%
Belgium
-7.57%
Israel
-24.46%
Israel
2.59%
Austria
-27.05%
Israel
9.94%
United Kingdom
-10.43%

Resources to Navigate International Markets

Identifying which international exposures to target can be challenging. Explore Franklin Templeton’s investment perspectives for insights.

A Year-End Report Card for 2020 ETF Industry Predictions

David Mann, Head of Capital Markets, Global ETFs, looks back on some of the industry trends he had predicted would likely unfold this year.

The Post-Pandemic Case for International Markets

As businesses adjust to the new “normal,” we believe the case for international markets is, once again, strong.

Tax-Loss Harvesting: A Silver Lining for Single Country ETFs

Contemplating the concept of tax-loss harvesting within the ETF realm as year-end approaches.

Allocation Views

Growth is dependent on ongoing stimulus.