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 $23.60B. 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 $14.37B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Japan ETF was the JPNL at 14.26%. 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

DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN 2.04%
JAMF WisdomTree Japan Multifactor Fund 1.16%
FLJH Franklin FTSE Japan Hedged ETF 1.15%
HJPX iShares Currency Hedged JPX-Nikkei 400 ETF 1.14%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 1.11%

Bottom ETF Performers

UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN -2.21%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen -1.17%
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -0.91%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust -0.47%
JPMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF -0.41%

Top Creations

EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 1.35K
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 129.40
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF 26.61
SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF 14.99
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen 0.01

Top Redemptions

DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF -46.56
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust -39.53
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -34.95
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN -2.83
DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN -2.65

AUM Winners

SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF 17.26%
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 13.27%
HEWJ iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF 9.12%
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF 4.25%
JAMF WisdomTree Japan Multifactor Fund 3.09%

AUM Losers

UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN -74.51%
DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN -71.86%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust -18.58%
DBJP Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF -10.63%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund -4.38%

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