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 30 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Japan ETFs gather total assets under management of $20.31B. 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 $11.69B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Japan ETF was the UJPY at 9.13%. 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 6.48%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 5.28%
EWJE iShares MSCI Japan Equal Weighted ETF 5.11%
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund 4.97%
SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF 4.53%

Bottom ETF Performers

EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -4.05%
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN -2.10%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen -0.84%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust -0.30%
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen 0.88%

Top Creations

BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 64.26
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 8.92
SCIJ Global X Scientific Beta Japan ETF 0.00
JPMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF 0
FLJH Franklin FTSE Japan Hedged ETF 0

Top Redemptions

EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF -1,144.60
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -82.19
FLJP Franklin FTSE Japan ETF -29.47
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF -21.38
DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF -19.93

AUM Winners

EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan 7.04%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares 6.35%
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund 4.59%
EZJ ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan 4.35%
SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF 4.29%

AUM Losers

FLJP Franklin FTSE Japan ETF -10.47%
JPXN iShares JPX-Nikkei 400 ETF -6.09%
DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF -5.35%
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -4.59%
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF -4.03%

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