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 29 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Japan ETFs gather total assets under management of $17.74B. 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 $9.63B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Japan ETF was the JPN at 3.97%. 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

EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan 3.37%
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 0.32%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 0.16%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen 0.15%
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen -0.36%

Bottom ETF Performers

JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares -8.36%
EWJV iShares MSCI Japan Value ETF -5.68%
EZJ ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan -5.18%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund -5.01%
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -4.90%

Top Creations

BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 1.94K
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 124.85
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF 28.24
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 8.86
YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen 3.82

Top Redemptions

DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -76.28
DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF -16.62
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -3.40
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -1.13
EWJE iShares MSCI Japan Equal Weighted ETF 0

AUM Winners

ZJPN SPDR Solactive Japan ETF 967.06%
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 48.97%
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan 7.48%
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 7.28%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 6.89%

AUM Losers

YCS ProShares UltraShort Yen -14.49%
DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF -13.33%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares -13.29%
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -11.12%
EZJ ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan -8.57%

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