What can I invest in through ETFs? List of ETFs on ASX

This guide is part of our Comprehensive Guide To ETFs. We strongly recommend checking out the guide in full to get a better understanding of ETFs.

ETFs allow low-cost easy exposure to benchmark indexes from all over the world.

The number of ETFs listed on the ASX has grown massively since first appearing in Australia. The number of ETFs has grown from 2 in 2011 to over 57 in 2011. ETFs trading on the ASX now include investments over

The Rise of ETFs In Australia

Number of ETFs on ASX Chart

Number of ETFs on ASX Chart, Source: My Money Calculator, ASX

ETFs trading on the ASX are still absolutely dwarfed by ETFs traded on the NYSE in terms of size, scope, and number.

List of ETFs Trading on the ASX

Below is a list of all ETFs trading on the ASX including their name, ASX code, the benchmark they track, Management Expense Ratio (MER) and Date Listed. This list is updated as new ETFs are created.

Australian Broad Based ETFs

ETF Name Benchmark ASX Code MER (%) Date Listed
iShares S&P/ASX 20  S&P/ASX 20 ILC 0.24 Dec-10
iShares MSCI Australia 200  MSCI Australia 200 IOZ 0.19 Dec-10
iShares S&P/ASX  S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries ISO 0.55 Dec-10
Small Ordinaries
SPDR S&P/ASX 50  S&P/ASX 50 SFY 0.286 Aug-01
SPDR S&P/ASX 200  S&P/ASX 200  STW 0.286 Aug-01
SPDR S&P 200 Small Ordinaries Fund S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries SSO 0.5 Apr-11
Vanguard Australian Shares Index S&P/ASX 300 VAS 0.15 May-09
Vanguard MSCI Australian Large Companies Index MSCI Australian Shares Large Cap Index VLC 0.2 May-11
Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index MSCI Australian Shares Small Cap Index VSO 0.3 May-11

Australian Sector ETFs

ETF Name Benchmark ASX Code MER (%) Date Listed
Aii S&P 200 Financials X-A-REITs  S&P/ASX 200 Financials X- A-REITs FIX 0.43 Apr-10
Aii S&P200 Energy S&P/ASX 200 Energy ENY 0.43 Apr-10
Aii S&P 200 Financials  S&P/ASX 200 Financials FIN 0.43 Mar-10
Aii S&P 300 Metals and Mining S&P/ASX 300 Metals & Mining MAM 0.43 Apr-10
Aii S&P 200 Industrials and Mining S&P/ASX 200 Industrials IDD 0.43 Apr-10
Aii S&P 200 Resources  S&P/ASX 200 Resources RSR 0.43 Mar-10
SPDR S&P 200 Financials X-A-REITs Fund S&P/ASX 200 Financials x- A-REITS OZF 0.4 Apr-11
SPDR S&P 200 Resource Fund  S&P/ASX 200 Resources OZR 0.4 Apr-11
Vanguard Australian Property S&P/ASX 300 A-REITs VAP 0.25 Oct-10
Securities Index ETF
SPDR S&P/ASX 200 S&P/ASX 200 A-REITs SLF 0.4 Feb-02
Listed Property Fund

Australian Synthetic Sector ETFs

ETF Name Benchmark ASX Code MER (%) Date Listed
Beta Shares S&P/ASX 200  S&P/ASX 200 Financials QFN 0.39 Dec-10
Financials Sector (Synthetic) ETF
Beta Shares S&P/ASX 200  S&P/ASX 200 Resources QRE 0.39 Dec-10
Resources Sector (Synthetic) ETF

Australian Strategy Based ETFs

ETF Name Benchmark ASX Code MER (%) Date Listed
iShares S&P/ASX  S&P/ASX Dividend  IHD  0.3 Dec-10
Russell High Dividend  Russell High Dividend  RDV  0.46 May-10
Rusell Australian Value ETF  Russell Australian Value Index  RVL  0.34 Mar-11
SPDR MSCI Australia Select  MSCI Australian Select  SYI  0.35 Sep-10
Vanguard Australian Shares High Yield ETF  FTSE ASFA Australia High Dividend Yield Index  VHY  0.25 May-11

Currency ETFs

Check out our Guide To Currency ETFs On The ASX

ETF Name Benchmark ASX Code MER (%) Date Listed
Beta Shares U.S Dollar ETF  US.Dollar  USD  0.45 Feb-11
BetaShares British Pound ETF  British Pounds  POU  0.45 Jul-11
BetaShares Euro ETF  Euros  EEU  0.45 Jul-11

Broad Based International ETFs

ETF Name Benchmark ASX Code MER (%) Date Listed
iShares S&P Asia 50 Index Fund  S&P Asia 50  IAA  0.52 Sep-08
iShares MSCI BRIC Index Fund  MSCI BRIC  IBK  0.72 Sep-08
iShares MSCI Taiwan  MSCI Taiwan  ITW  0.82 Nov-07
iShares MSCI South Korea  MSCI South Korea  IKO  0.65 Nov-07
iShares MSCI Hong Kong  MSCI Hong Kong  IHK  0.55 Nov-07
iShares MSCI Singapore  MSCI Singapore  ISG  0.55 Nov-07
iShares Russell 2000  Russell 2000  IRU  0.28 Nov-07
iShares FTSE Xinhua China 25  FTSE/Xinhua China 25  IZZ  0.72 Nov-07
iShares MSCI Japan  MSCI Japan  IJP  0.56 Oct-07
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets  MSCI Emerging Markets  IEM  0.72 Oct-07
iShares S&P Global 100  S&P Global 100  IOO  0.4 Oct-07
iShares S&P 500  S&P 500  IVV  0.09 Oct-07
iShares Midcap 400  S&P Midcap 400  IJH  0.22 Oct-07
ishares S&P Smallcap 600  S&P Smallcap 600  IJR  0.2 Oct-07
iShares MSCI EAFE  MSCI EAFE  IVE  0.35 Oct-07
iShares S&P Europe 350  S&P Europe 350  IEU  0.6 Oct-07
Vanguard All-World ex US  FTSE All World ex-US  VEU  0.25 May-09
Shares Index 
Vanguard US Total Market  MSCI US Broad Market  VTS  0.07 May-09
Shares Index 

International Sector ETFs

ETF Name Benchmark ASX Code MER (%) Date Listed
iShares S&P Global  S&P Global Consumer Staples  IXI  0.48 Mar-09
iShares S&P Global Healthcare  S&P Global Healthcare  IXJ  0.48 Mar-09
iShares S&P Global  S&P Global Telecommunications  IXP  0.48 Mar-09

Commodities (ETCs)

ETF Name Benchmark ASX Code MER (%) Date Listed
BetaShares Gold Bullion ETF (AU$ Hedged)  Gold (hedged)  QAU  0.39 May-11
ETFS Physical Precious Metal Basket  Basket of precious metals  ETPMPM  0.43 Jan-09
ETFS Physical Platinum  Platinum  ETPMPT  0.49 Jan-09
ETFS Physical Silver  Silver  ETPMAG  0.49 Jan-09
ETFS Physical Palladium  Palladium  ETPMPD  0.49 Jan-09
ETFS Physical Gold  Gold  GOLD  0.39 Mar-03
Perth Mint  Gold  PMGOLD  0.15 Dec-10

You can read our investor's guide to Gold ETFs here.

 

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