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Six Foreign Country ETFs that beat the S&P 500 in 2017

Last year was a big year in foreign markets for US investors. In 2017 many country ETFs outperformed the S&P 500 index (SPY).

The following is a list of the more popular ETFs.

ETF NameSymbol2017 return (%)Approx 21-day volume
iShares MSCI South Korea Index FundEWY45.72138m
WisdomTree India EarningsEPI40.8743m
IShares China Large Cap ETFFXI38.98536m
iShares MSCI Germany Index FundEWG30.3398m
iShares MSCI Taiwan Index FundEWT26.74106m
iShares MSCI Japan Index FundEWJ25.24455m
SPDR S&P 500SPY23.5921b