Asia-Pacific ETF Overview

With 149 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Asia-Pacific ETFs gather total assets under management of $79.22B. The average expense ratio is 0.63%. Asia-Pacific ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Currency

The largest Asia-Pacific ETF is the iShares MSCI Japan ETF EWJ with $17.00B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Asia-Pacific ETF was the CHAD at 18.56%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Asia-Pacific space was the SPDR Solactive Hong Kong ETF ZHOK in 09/18/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

INDL Direxion Daily MSCI India Bull 3x Shares 23.11%
SCIN Columbia India Small Cap ETF 13.91%
EIDO iShares MSCI Indonesia ETF 12.96%
SCIF VanEck Vectors India Small-Cap Index ETF 11.59%
IDX VanEck Vectors Indonesia Index ETF 10.67%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares -16.36%
KORU Direxion Daily MSCI South Korea Bull 3X Shares -13.26%
EZJ ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan -13.08%
YANG Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares -11.86%
DAUD VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs AUD ETN -11.42%

TOP CREATIONS

EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 1.72K
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 543.66
FXI iShares China Large-Cap ETF 464.57
MCHI iShares MSCI China ETF 408.12
JPN Xtrackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity ETF 206.51

TOP REDEMPTIONS

DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -187.87
AAXJ iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF -119.20
EWT iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF -118.55
INDY iShares India 50 ETF -102.35
EWH iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF -78.50

AUM WINNERS

JPN Xtrackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity ETF 827.86%
CNYA iShares MSCI China A ETF 259.59%
KORU Direxion Daily MSCI South Korea Bull 3X Shares 96.79%
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 30.54%
YINN Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X Shares 28.74%

AUM LOSERS

FXCH Invesco CurrencyShares Chinese Renminbi Trust -50.16%
FNI First Trust Chindia ETF -48.01%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares -32.65%
CHIM Global X China Materials ETF -27.81%
SCIX Global X Scientific Beta Asia ex-Japan ETF -27.23%

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