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 $28.74B. 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 $16.95B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Japan ETF was the HEWJ at 8.54%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Japan space was the JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF BBJP in 06/15/18.


UJPYVelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN6.33%
EWVProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan2.79%
YCLProShares Ultra Yen2.27%
FXYInvesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust1.48%
DDJPWisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Japan Equity Fund1.45%


DJPYVelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN-5.02%
JPNLDirexion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares-4.91%
DBJPXtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF-2.81%
HEWJiShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF-2.76%
YCSProShares UltraShort Yen-2.75%

top creations

BBJPJPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF1,715.95
EZJProShares Ultra MSCI Japan1.04
SCIJGlobal X Scientific Beta Japan ETF0.00
UJPYVelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN--
DDJPWisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Japan Equity Fund--

top redemptions

EWJiShares MSCI Japan ETF-1,152.81
DXJWisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund-241.63
SCJiShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF-134.25
DBJPXtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF-63.17
FXYInvesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust-47.05


BBJPJPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF171.20%
JPNXtrackers Japan JPX-Nikkei 400 Equity ETF12.44%
DFJWisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund5.80%
UJPYVelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN5.07%
YCLProShares Ultra Yen1.65%


JPMViShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF-39.77%
QJPNSPDR MSCI Japan StrategicFactors ETF-33.02%
SCJiShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF-31.66%
FXYInvesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust-22.67%
EWVProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan-12.00%

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