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 $21.15B. The average expense ratio is 0.55%. Japan ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Currency

The largest Japan ETF is the iShares MSCI Japan ETF EWJ with $12.15B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Japan ETF was the EWV at 12.86%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Japan space was the iShares MSCI Japan Equal Weighted ETF EWJE in 03/05/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares 6.96%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares 6.96%
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 6.15%
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 6.15%
EZJ ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan 3.95%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN -6.08%
DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN -6.08%
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -4.55%
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -4.55%
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen -2.98%

TOP CREATIONS

BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 264.34
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 264.34
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen 2.84
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen 2.84
SCIJ Global X Scientific Beta Japan ETF 0.00

TOP REDEMPTIONS

EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF -1,023.61
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF -1,023.61
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -142.77
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -142.77
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF -115.55

AUM WINNERS

YCL ProShares Ultra Yen 106.57%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen 106.57%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 18.30%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 18.30%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares 7.99%

AUM LOSERS

FLJH Franklin FTSE Japan Hedged ETF -66.64%
FLJH Franklin FTSE Japan Hedged ETF -66.64%
HFXJ IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Japan ETF -16.01%
HFXJ IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Japan ETF -16.01%
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF -15.89%

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