Asia-Pacific ETF Overview

With 144 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Asia-Pacific ETFs gather total assets under management of $84.94B. The average expense ratio is of 1.2%. Asia-Pacific ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest Asia-Pacific ETF is the iShares MSCI Japan ETF EWJ with $18.19B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Asia-Pacific ETF was the KORU at 191.21%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Asia-Pacific space was the Franklin FTSE Australia ETF FLAU in 11/02/17.


KORUDirexion Daily MSCI South Korea Bull 3X Shares18.59%
CHAUDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bull 2X Shares15.99%
YINNDirexion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares13.17%
CQQQGuggenheim China Technology ETF12.75%


YANGDirexion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares-13.58%
FXPProShares UltraShort FTSE China 50-9.27%
CHADDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares-7.84%
EWVProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan-7.46%
CHIMGlobal X China Materials ETF-7.19%

top creations

EWJiShares MSCI Japan ETF608.93
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund291.20
AAXJiShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF74.44
EWAiShares MSCI Australia ETF40.23
DXJSWisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund39.13

top redemptions

HEWJiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF-102.70
INDLDirexion Daily MSCI India Bull 3x Shares-19.39
EIDOiShares MSCI Indonesia ETF-15.98
FXACurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust-11.78
INDAiShares MSCI India ETF-9.90


CNXtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF69.24%
KGRNKraneShares MSCI China Environment ETF53.50%
DXJFWisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials Fund46.18%
CHADDirexion Daily CSI 300 China A Share Bear 1X Shares42.49%
CROCProShares UltraShort Australian Dollar31.27%


YCLProShares Ultra Yen-51.21%
QJPNSPDR MSCI Japan StrategicFactors ETF-48.34%
DEWJiShares Adaptive Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF-20.96%
SCIJGlobal X Scientific Beta Japan ETF-12.37%
FXACurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust-11.91%

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Daily ETF Watch

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