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 23 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Japan ETFs have total assets under management of $23.86B. The average expense ratio is 0.49%. Japan ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Currency

The largest Japan ETF is the iShares MSCI Japan ETF EWJ with $13.80B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Japan ETF was EZJ at 26.28%. The most recent ETF launched in the Japan space was the iShares MSCI Japan Equal Weighted ETF EWJE on 03/05/19.

Top ETF Performers

EZJ ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan 10.86%
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund 6.03%
GSJY Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta Japan Equity ETF 5.56%
ZJPN SPDR Solactive Japan ETF 5.55%
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 5.34%

Bottom ETF Performers

EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -10.52%
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen -0.26%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen 0.04%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 0.11%
EWJE iShares MSCI Japan Equal Weighted ETF 3.58%

Top Creations

EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 325.18
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 32.93
FLJP Franklin FTSE Japan ETF 17.32
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF 3.51
EWJV iShares MSCI Japan Value ETF 0.08

Top Redemptions

DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -31.85
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust -9.14
SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF -7.78
DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF -6.70
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen -3.47

AUM Winners

EZJ ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan 32.81%
ZJPN SPDR Solactive Japan ETF 13.77%
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 6.12%
FLJH Franklin FTSE Japan Hedged ETF 5.20%
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 5.11%

AUM Losers

EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -10.36%
FJP First Trust Japan AlphaDEX Fund -8.52%
FLJP Franklin FTSE Japan ETF -7.99%
SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF -7.94%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust -1.89%

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