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 $28.39B. 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 $16.69B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Japan ETF was the EWV at 11.80%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Japan space was the JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF BBJP in 06/15/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares 11.02%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 6.46%
SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF 5.75%
FJP First Trust Japan AlphaDEX Fund 5.30%
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund 4.75%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -7.97%
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN -4.84%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen -2.31%
HJPX iShares Currency Hedged JPX-Nikkei 400 ETF -2.24%
DDJP WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Japan Equity Fund -1.63%

TOP CREATIONS

EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 1.72K
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 543.66
JPN Xtrackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity ETF 206.51
SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF 83.38
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF 17.43

TOP REDEMPTIONS

DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -187.87
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -33.00
DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF -12.00
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen -3.83
DXJF WisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials Fund -3.46

AUM WINNERS

BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 25.28%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 15.08%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares 10.43%
DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF 8.10%
DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN 6.03%

AUM LOSERS

JPN Xtrackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity ETF -85.01%
SCIJ Global X Scientific Beta Japan ETF -14.44%
DXJF WisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials Fund -10.77%
EZJ ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan -10.41%
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen -6.91%

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