Japan ETF Overview

Japan ETFs provide exposure to the Japanese economy through its equity and fixed-income market as well as its currency. The largest Japan ETF is the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), followed by the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (DXJ).

With 31 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Japan ETFs gather total assets under management of $30.79B. The average expense ratio is 0.57%. Japan ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Currency

The largest Japan ETF is the iShares MSCI Japan ETF EWJ with $19.28B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Japan ETF was the JPNL at 22.20%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Japan space was the JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF BBJP in 06/15/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

EWVProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan6.82%
UJPYVelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN3.55%
YCLProShares Ultra Yen1.78%
HJPXiShares Currency Hedged JPX-Nikkei 400 ETF1.00%
FXYInvesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust0.92%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

JPNLDirexion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares-10.20%
DXJFWisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials Fund-7.81%
EZJProShares Ultra MSCI Japan-6.65%
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund-5.79%
FJPFirst Trust Japan AlphaDEX Fund-5.68%

top creations

FLJPFranklin FTSE Japan ETF146.07
JPNXtrackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity ETF109.05
SCJiShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF49.33
HEWJiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF13.66
QJPNSPDR MSCI Japan StrategicFactors ETF8.08

top redemptions

EWJiShares MSCI Japan ETF-1,011.94
DBJPXtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF-95.33
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund-94.10
DXJSWisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund-13.73
JPNLDirexion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares-3.85

AUM WINNERS

FLJPFranklin FTSE Japan ETF142.08%
EWVProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan6.06%
YCSProShares UltraShort Yen4.08%
UJPYVelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN2.54%
DFJWisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund1.69%

AUM LOSERS

JPNXtrackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity ETF-82.11%
EZJProShares Ultra MSCI Japan-43.63%
SCJiShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF-18.07%
DXJSWisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund-12.89%
JPNLDirexion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares-8.93%

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