57.93 +0.08 (0.14%)
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|Bid||56.81 x 3000|
|Ask||58.00 x 4000|
|Day's Range||57.81 - 58.08|
|52 Week Range||48.99 - 58.08|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||13.17%|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.79|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.47%|
The iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEArca: EWJ), one of the largest Japan ETFs listed in the U.S., is up nearly 14% year-to-date and resides closes to its 52-week high. However, some market observers aren’t ...
Following a slight sell-off in the U.S. stock market, shares in Asia are giving mixed signals on Wednesday, Oct. 16. Hong Kong stocks climbed, while Tokyo and Sydney equities have dipped slightly. The ...
Japanese companies are turning a profit and the economy is strengthening, but Japan's markets and country-specific ETF remain undervalued and largely overlooked. The iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) , one of the largest Japan ETFs listed in the U.S., increased 11.1% year-to-date and trades at a 13.1 price-to-earnings and 1.1 price-to-book. James Mackintosh for the Wall Street Journal argued that global investors have passed over Japan's markets largely because of perceived risks associated with a global slowdown.
The iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) , one of the largest Japan ETFs listed in the U.S., is up just 6.37% this year. While that lacks the returns offered by major U.S. equity benchmarks, there's at least one reason investors should consider some exposure to Japan: companies there are at sitting on massive amounts of cash. EWJ seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Japan Index, which consists of stocks traded primarily on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
We discuss certain Asian ETFs on the recent decline in Asian markets due to rising fears of global economic recession triggered by the escalating Sino-US trade war.
Australia’s S&P ASX 200 was the best-performing index in the Asia-Pacific region on July 3. The index gained 0.59% on the day to end near its 12-year high at 6,685.5.
After yesterday’s big fall, the Hang Seng Index rose marginally today. The index gained 0.13% to end at 28,222. The index opened considerably lower than yesterday’s close but gained in early trading. Afterward, the index remained within a narrow range to end the day on a slightly positive note.
Among the many ex-U.S. developed markets offering investors solid alternatives to U.S. stocks this year is Japan. Just look at the iShares MSCI Japan (EWJ), which is up nearly 12 percent this year. Like many developed markets outside the U.S., Japan's equity market is attractively valued compared with the U.S. Additionally, the reflation trade coupled with the weak yen are seen as catalysts for Japanese stocks.
After falling on Friday, the Hang Seng Index started the week of the G20 meeting on a positive note. The index gained 0.14% today. Last week, the index gained 5%, and Friday was the only day it posted losses during the week.