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 28 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Japan ETFs gather total assets under management of $17.83B. The average expense ratio is 0.56%. Japan ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Currency

The largest Japan ETF is the iShares MSCI Japan ETF EWJ with $9.72B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Japan ETF was the FLJH at 9.45%. 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

UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 5.71%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen 2.92%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares 2.39%
FJP First Trust Japan AlphaDEX Fund 1.71%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 1.49%

Bottom ETF Performers

DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN -6.28%
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen -3.10%
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -3.02%
JPMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF -1.28%
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -1.12%

Top Creations

ZJPN SPDR Solactive Japan ETF 72.97
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 27.60
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 8.99
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 0
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 0

Top Redemptions

DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -62.02
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF -7.61
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen -3.70
FJP First Trust Japan AlphaDEX Fund -2.30
SCIJ Global X Scientific Beta Japan ETF 0.00

AUM Winners

ZJPN SPDR Solactive Japan ETF 1,009.75%
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 7.08%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 5.12%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares 2.61%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen 2.33%

AUM Losers

FJP First Trust Japan AlphaDEX Fund -8.45%
DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN -7.82%
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -7.78%
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -3.03%
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen -2.58%

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