Want to invest globally? Here are 2 international ETFs for ASX investors

A businessman holding a world globe in one hand, representing global investment.

A businessman holding a world globe in one hand, representing global investment.

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) continue to grow in popularity with investors and it isn’t hard to see why.

Never has it been so easy for investors to gain access to groups of shares from all corners of the world.

But which ones should you consider if you want to invest globally? Two that could help you achieve your goals are listed below. Here’s what you need to know about these ETFs:

iShares S&P 500 ETF (ASX: IVV)

The first ETF that could be a great option for investors wanting to invest globally is the iShares S&P 500 ETF.

This popular ETF aims to provide investors with the performance of the famous S&P 500 Index, before fees and expenses. This index is home to 500 of the largest listed companies on Wall Street.

BlackRock, which operates the fund, highlights that the ETF allows Australian investors to diversify internationally and seek long-term growth opportunities for a portfolio.

Among its largest holdings are global giants such as Amazon, Apple, Coca-Cola Company, Johnson & Johnson, Mastercard, McDonalds, Microsoft, Nike, Tesla, and Visa.

Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF (ASX: VGS)

Another ETF to consider if you want to invest globally is the Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF.

This ETF gives investors exposure to approximately 1,500 of the world’s largest listed companies from major developed countries.

Vanguard, which operates the fund, notes that the ETF offers low-cost access to a broadly diversified range of securities that allow investors to benefit from the long-term growth potential of the global economy.

The fund manager believes this this makes it a decent option for buy and hold investors that are seeking long-term capital growth, some income, and international diversification.

Among the global giants you’ll be owning a slice of with this fund are Apple, HSBC, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Nestle, Procter & Gamble, Roche, Royal Bank of Canada, Shell, and Visa.

The post Want to invest globally? Here are 2 international ETFs for ASX investors appeared first on The Motley Fool Australia.

Wondering where you should invest $1,000 right now?

When investing expert Scott Phillips has a stock tip, it can pay to listen. After all, the flagship Motley Fool Share Advisor newsletter he has run for over ten years has provided thousands of paying members with stock picks that have doubled, tripled or even more.* Scott just revealed what he believes could be the “five best ASX stocks” for investors to buy right now. These stocks are trading at near dirt-cheap prices and Scott thinks they could be great buys right now

See The 5 Stocks
*Returns as of September 1 2022

(function() {
function setButtonColorDefaults(param, property, defaultValue) {
if( !param || !param.includes(‘#’)) {
var button = document.getElementsByClassName(“pitch-snippet”)[0].getElementsByClassName(“pitch-button”)[0];
button.style[property] = defaultValue;
}
}

setButtonColorDefaults(“#0095C8”, ‘background’, ‘#5FA85D’);
setButtonColorDefaults(“#0095C8”, ‘border-color’, ‘#43A24A’);
setButtonColorDefaults(“#fff”, ‘color’, ‘#fff’);
})()

More reading

Motley Fool contributor James Mickleboro has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. has positions in and has recommended Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF and iShares Trust – iShares Core S&P 500 ETF. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Scott Phillips.

from The Motley Fool Australia https://ift.tt/WZbd9ci

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s