I cannot understand the difference between these two:


Buying them from Europe (Italy) are there any differences? (taxes, performance etc?

  • Request copies of the prospecti and compare them. You should be doing that any time you are evaluating one fund against another.
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    Jul 28, 2016 at 16:19

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The main difference is that VOO trades on US stock exchanges while VUSA/VUSD trade on the London Stock Exchange. (VUSA is listed in British pounds while VUSD is listed in US dollars.)

They are essentially the same product, but the fees and legal hurdles for a European citizen to trade on the LSE may be quite different from those on US stock exchanges.

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