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 $23.76B. 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 $14.09B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Japan ETF was the DJPY at 27.88%. 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 4.18%
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund 3.94%
DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN 3.63%
EWJE iShares MSCI Japan Equal Weighted ETF 2.88%
EZJ ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan 2.87%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN -3.69%
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan -3.45%
YCL ProShares Ultra Yen -1.80%
JPMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF -1.19%
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust -0.71%

TOP CREATIONS

SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF 104.89
EWV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan 0.75
JPMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF 0
DJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long USD vs JPY ETN 0
UJPY VelocityShares Daily 4x Long JPY vs USD ETN 0

TOP REDEMPTIONS

EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF -1,991.36
BBJP JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF -611.95
FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust -204.74
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund -154.82
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -144.43

AUM WINNERS

FXY Invesco CurrencyShares Japanese Yen Trust 4.74%
JPNL Direxion Daily MSCI Japan Bull 3X Shares 2.78%
EZJ ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan 2.00%
HJPX iShares Currency Hedged JPX-Nikkei 400 ETF 1.64%
DEWJ iShares Adaptive Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF 1.48%

AUM LOSERS

YCL ProShares Ultra Yen -50.57%
EWJV iShares MSCI Japan Value ETF -32.62%
EWJE iShares MSCI Japan Equal Weighted ETF -32.62%
SCJ iShares MSCI Japan Small-Cap ETF -18.66%
HFXJ IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Japan ETF -13.26%

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