Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF (ASX:VGS)
The Vanguard VGS ETF provides exposure to listed companies from developed markets around the world, excluding Australia. This ETF is not hedged so it is exposed to currency fluctuations.
VGS ETF review
VGS share price and fees
This chart shows the yearly performance of the chosen ETF to key asset classes of Aussie shares (ASX: VAS) and US shares (ASX: IVV). You can use this chart to visualise how the ETF responds to different market environments. We recommend using a 5+ year time horizon for comparisons. The chart compares price return only.
What does the VGS ASX ETF invest in?
The VGS ETF invests in a portfolio of large-cap companies from developed economies around the world, mainly the US. This ETF also provides exposure to economies including Japan, the UK, Switzerland, France and Canada. VGAD invests across many industries and avoids being overweight in any one particular industry.
What do investors use the VGS ETF for?
The VGS ETF could be used to build out the core of a portfolio and to diversify away from Australian equities. It may also be suitable for investors wanting exposure to the US market, as the majority of the companies in the ETF are US-based.
How to buy the VGS ETF
Did you know: You can invest in any ASX-listed ETF for $6.50 (or less)?
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ASX: VGS technical analysis
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