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 $20.79B. 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 $12.36B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Japan ETF was the EWV at 10.58%. 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 8.71%
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 8.71%
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan 7.78%
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan 7.78%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen 4.46%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares -12.01%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares -12.01%
DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN -8.64%
DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN -8.64%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund -7.85%

TOP CREATIONS

EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 148.32
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 148.32
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 129.54
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 129.54
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 4.37

TOP REDEMPTIONS

DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -152.58
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -152.58
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -43.35
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -43.35
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF -34.68

AUM WINNERS

EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan 31.58%
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan 31.58%
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 10.92%
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 10.92%
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF -1.89%

AUM LOSERS

YCL ProShares Ultra Yen -49.15%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen -49.15%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares -31.43%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares -31.43%
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -22.31%

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