EWJ - iShares MSCI Japan ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
58.01
+0.01 (+0.02%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

58.01 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:48PM EDT

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Previous Close58.00
Open57.78
Bid0.00 x 1300
Ask0.00 x 900
Day's Range57.74 - 58.06
52 Week Range52.81 - 64.72
Volume7,851,536
Avg. Volume7,005,709
Net Assets18.53B
NAV58.13
PE Ratio (TTM)153.47
Yield1.48%
YTD Return-2.61%
Beta (3y)0.91
Expense Ratio (net)0.49%
Inception Date1996-03-12
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  • How Japan’s Services Industry Fared in June
    Market Realist2 days ago

    How Japan’s Services Industry Fared in June

    According to a report provided by Markit Economics, the Japan Services PMI rose in June compared to May. It was 51.4 in June compared to 51 in May. It beat the market expectation of 51.2.

  • Barrons.com8 days ago

    Finding Opportunity in the Global Market Selloff

    The global synchronous economic recovery that powered markets higher seems to be falling apart amid an escalation of trade tensions and discord among allies, causing international markets to tumble. Take Japan. While the S&P 500 has gained 4.5% so far this year, Japan's Topix index has dropped 5.6%.

  • What’s Helping Japan’s Manufacturing PMI despite Trade Tensions?
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    What’s Helping Japan’s Manufacturing PMI despite Trade Tensions?

    Japan’s manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) witnessed a marginal improvement in its manufacturing activity in June compared to May. It stood at 53.0 in June compared to 52.8 in May. The PMI figure didn’t meet the preliminary market estimation of 53.1.

  • US Equities Beating Others despite Trade Tension
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    US Equities Beating Others despite Trade Tension

    Global trade war concerns are rising. The United States’ imposition of import tariffs on steel and aluminum on March 1 instigated trade war nervousness, and further announcements about tariffs by Donald Trump have escalated concerns, affecting global markets (ACWI).

  • What Drove Japan’s Service PMI in May
    Market Realistlast month

    What Drove Japan’s Service PMI in May

    According to Markit Economics, Japan’s service PMI rose marginally month-over-month in May, to 51 from 52.5. It missed the market expectation of 52.

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  • Asian Markets Joined the Global Relief Rally on May 31
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Asian Markets Joined the Global Relief Rally on May 31

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  • What Drove HP’s Printing Segment’s Revenue in Fiscal Q2 2018?
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    What Drove HP’s Printing Segment’s Revenue in Fiscal Q2 2018?

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  • Asian Markets: US-China Trade Concerns Resurface on May 30
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Asian Markets: US-China Trade Concerns Resurface on May 30

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  • Will Safe-Haven Demand Push the Japanese Yen Higher?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Will Safe-Haven Demand Push the Japanese Yen Higher?

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  • As Geopolitical Turmoil Rises, Dalio Says Diversify Investments
    Market Realist2 months ago

    As Geopolitical Turmoil Rises, Dalio Says Diversify Investments

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  • Asian Markets: Credit Risks in China, Nikkei Pressured by the Yen
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Asian Markets: Credit Risks in China, Nikkei Pressured by the Yen

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  • Asian Markets Are Weak, Trump Cancels North Korean Summit
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Asian Markets Are Weak, Trump Cancels North Korean Summit

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  • Asian Markets Weak amid US Auto Tariff Threat, Rising Yen
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Asian Markets Weak amid US Auto Tariff Threat, Rising Yen

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  • Asian Markets Fall on May 23, Trade War Concerns Resurface
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Asian Markets Fall on May 23, Trade War Concerns Resurface

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  • Why Fed Minutes Could Put Further Pressure on the Yen
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Why Fed Minutes Could Put Further Pressure on the Yen

    Last week, the Japanese yen (JYN) depreciated against the US dollar for the eighth consecutive week as the dollar continued its upward surge. It was the best run for the dollar against the yen since October 2014. The primary reason for the yen’s weakness is the widening spread between the US and Japanese treasuries, which is being driven by strong US economic performance compared to Japan.

  • Asian Markets Are Mixed, Nikkei Drops Due to Profit-Booking
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Asian Markets Are Mixed, Nikkei Drops Due to Profit-Booking

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  • Asian Market Sentiment Improved amid Trade War Update
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Asian Market Sentiment Improved amid Trade War Update

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  • Asian Markets Are Strong amid Hopes of Positive Trade Talks
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Asian Markets Are Strong amid Hopes of Positive Trade Talks

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    Market Realist2 months ago

    Asian Markets Pulled Back on May 16

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  • What Made the Japan Services PMI Rise So Much in April?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    What Made the Japan Services PMI Rise So Much in April?

    According to a report provided by Markit Economics, the Japan Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) rose significantly in April compared to March. It was 52.5 in April and 50.9 in March. It beat the market expectation of 52.

  • Services PMIs for April: What They Signal for Developed Markets
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Services PMIs for April: What They Signal for Developed Markets

    In this series, we’ll be taking a look at these important developed market indicators released in the past week: US Services PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) UK Services PMI Eurozone Sentix Investor Confidence Index Germany (EWG) Services PMI France Services PMI Spain Services PMI Japan Services PMI Eurozone Services PMI Series overview