VGK - Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares

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Previous Close52.84
Bid0.00 x 38800
Ask54.50 x 800
Day's Range53.84 - 54.21
52 Week Range46.80 - 55.84
Avg. Volume3,520,668
Net Assets18.21B
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
YTD Daily Total Return14.17%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.04
Expense Ratio (net)0.09%
Inception Date2005-03-04
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  • Benzinga

    Brexit Update: Scottish Court Delays Decision On Extension, EU Negotiator Says Deal 'Difficult But Possible'

    Brexit dscussions between the European Union and the United Kingdom are intensifying with 22 days to go before the U.K. is due to depart from the EU. The Scottish Court of Session delayed a decision on whether to sign a letter requesting a Brexit extension if Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to do so, the BBC reported. The U.K. Parliament is set to meet Saturday, Oct. 19 following an EU summit.

  • Benzinga

    Brexit Update: Germany's Merkel Informs British PM Johnson Deal 'Overwhelmingly Unlikely'

    A No. 10 Downing Street source has said a Brexit deal is "essentially impossible" in the wake of a call between U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to a Tuesday BBC report.

  • Benzinga

    UK Supreme Court Rules Boris Johnson's Pre-Brexit Parliament Suspension Unlawful

    The Supreme Court of the U.K. has declared that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament is unlawful. The Tuesday ruling is a huge blow to Johnson, as the Supreme Court has now cleared the way for Parliament to reconvene immediately and resume debating his Brexit plans. The Supreme Court is the final court of appeal in the U.K. for civil and criminal cases, and hears cases of the greatest public or constitutional importance affecting the British population.

  • Benzinga

    Analyst: Expect Upward Trend In Pound Sterling As Britain Preps To Leave EU

    On Thursday, Juncker said a new Brexit deal could still be reached by the deadline, according to the BBC. The pound sterling should continue on an upward trend, said Marc-André Fongern, an FX and macro strategist at MAF Global Forex.

  • ETF Trends

    Europe ETFs Strengthen as ECB Cuts Rates, Signals More QE

    Europe-related ETF gathered momentum Thursday after the European Central Bank cut key deposit rates and hinted at further supporting the Eurozone economy through accommodative measures. On Thursday,  the ...

  • ETF Trends

    Europe ETF Rises, But Investors Show Brexit Jitters

    Amid ongoing political turmoil in the U.K., the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) is up nearly 3% this month, an impressive move against the Brexit backdrop, but data indicate some investors aren't sticking around to see what happens next with largest US-listed Europe ETF. European markets have been mired by political risks surrounding Brexit, government finances in Italy and weak German growth. Sentiment also worsened after the European Central Bank (ECB) cut forecasts for growth in early March.

  • Benzinga

    ECB Restarts Quantitative Easing, Cuts Deposit Rate By 10 Basis Points

    The European Central Bank cut the interest rate on deposits by 10 basis points to 0.5% on Thursday and said it will relaunch quantitative easing. The ECB announced that net purchases will be restarted ...

  • Benzinga

    Brexit Update: UK Parliament Suspended Until Mid-October, Johnson Preps To Leave EU

    U.K. Parliament has officially been suspended or “prorogued” until Oct. 14. The move has been met with protests from some MPs who were against the suspension. The decision comes after Prime Minister Boris ...

  • Benzinga

    Brexit Update: Johnson's Brother Quits, Pence Supports PM

    It's unclear what a "no-deal Brexit" will look like now, said, David Stubbs, chief client investment strategist at JPMorgan Private Bank, who shared his thoughts on the latest developments with CNBC.

  • Benzinga

    Brexit Update: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Loses Majority Support

    U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost majority support in the House of Commons as he faced a showdown Tuesday with members of the Conservative Party. Earlier today, Conservative Party MP Phillip Lee defected to the Liberal Democrats. Lee took his seat on the opposition benches as Johnson addressed the House of Commons, which caused a huge stir.

  • Benzinga

    Brexit Update: Queen Approves Johnson's Request To Suspend UK Parliament, Sterling Falls

    "[The] sterling suffered a large sell-off this morning as traders suddenly got notice that Boris Johnson will not let Parliament get in the way of a no-deal Brexit," said Andy Scott, associate director at JCRA. "Today’s move by Johnson undermines Parliament’s chances and sets the U.K. on a hard Brexit course with arguably few prospects of avoiding such an outcome.

  • Semiconductor ETFs Fall on Trump’s New Tariff Tweet
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    Semiconductor ETFs Fall on Trump’s New Tariff Tweet

    President Trump is back with another threat of tariffs on Chinese imports just a month after the US and China agreed to resume trade talks.

  • Benzinga

    'No End In Sight:' Boris Johnson's Brexit Prep Breaks The Pound, No-Deal Scenario Likely

    Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson is standing by his promise that the U.K. must leave the European Union by Oct. 31 — with or without a deal in place. Capital Economics' chief markets economist John Higgins said much has been made of sterling’s poor performance recently, and the fact that it is close to the weakest it has ever been in nominal trade-weighted terms. “This [sterling weakness] masks the fact that the currency’s valuation still does not look particularly low on any of the usual fundamental measures.

  • ETF Trends

    Currency-Hedged ETFs for Europe Exposure as ECB Considers Rate Cuts

    With the European Central Bank hinting at an intervention if the growth outlook further deteriorates, investors who are looking into the Eurozone may want to consider a currency-hedged Europe exchange traded fund to limit foreign exchange risks. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the central bank was looking into interest rate cuts, fresh bond purchases and new policy guidance to counteract the region's persistently low inflation, which has kept falling short of its target for the past six years or most of his eight-year term as president, Reuters reports. With a prolonged global trade war weighing on confidence, Europe’s export-oriented manufacturing sector has taken a heavy blow.

  • Benzinga

    Brexit Strategy: Where Do The UK, EU Stand 3 Years After Referendum?

    The majority of British voters chose to leave the European Union on June 23, 2016.  The divorce before the United Kingdom and EU hasn't been finalized; what progress has been made in three years? What ...

  • Benzinga

    Boris Johnson Will Be The Next UK Prime Minister

    After a long Conservative Party leadership contest, former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is the new leader and will officially become the next prime minister of the United Kingdom. The vote came after ...

  • ETF Trends

    Political Risk in Italy Drags on Europe ETFs

    Italy country-specific and broader Europe ETFs took a hit on growing concerns about the stability of the Italian government's ability to pay back debt. The iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF (EWI) was among the worst performers on Friday, falling 2.9%. Meanwhile, the broader Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) declined 0.6% and iShares MSCI EMU ETF (EZU) was 0.8% lower.

  • Benzinga

    Christine Lagarde Nominated To Become Next ECB Chief

    European leaders have nominated International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde to become the next president of the European Central Bank, according to The Wall Street Journal . Member ...

  • 3 Charts That Suggest European Stocks Are Headed Higher

    3 Charts That Suggest European Stocks Are Headed Higher

    Bullish chart patterns across Europe suggest that this could be the region to watch for the remainder of 2019.

  • The Top 6 European Equity ETFs (HEDJ, VGK)

    The Top 6 European Equity ETFs (HEDJ, VGK)

    Despite geopolitical challenges, Europe’s economic strength is vast – ETFs provide interesting options for investors to increase equity exposure.

  • Benzinga

    It's Hunt Vs. Johnson In British Leadership Race

    The race is on to select the next U.K. prime minister, with Jeremy Hunt going head-to-head with Boris Johnson for the role. Johnson remains the favorite in the race and has so far been backed by 160 Conservative ...