EWJ - iShares MSCI Japan ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
60.39
-0.22 (-0.36%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

60.36 -0.03 (-0.05%)
After hours: 4:50PM EDT

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Previous Close60.61
Open60.79
Bid60.30 x 200
Ask62.00 x 100
Day's Range60.22 - 60.84
52 Week Range51.84 - 64.72
Volume7,217,766
Avg. Volume11,404,832
Net Assets21.18B
NAV59.91
PE Ratio (TTM)159.76
Yield1.25%
YTD Return1.25%
Beta (3y)0.89
Expense Ratio (net)0.49%
Inception Date1996-03-12
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • A new dawn for the Nikkei
    Yahoo Finance Contributors4 days ago

    A new dawn for the Nikkei

  • Bank of Japan: Weak Data Might Mean More Easing
    Market Realist10 hours ago

    Bank of Japan: Weak Data Might Mean More Easing

    The Japanese yen (JYN) continued its depreciating trend in the previous week. Risk aversion receded and the US dollar rallied following higher bond yields and commodity prices. Now that geopolitical risks have declined, the demand for the yen as a safe haven will likely be low and could lead to more depreciation.

  • CNBC21 hours ago

    Asia markets trade mixed following Wall Street's tepid session

    Asia markets were mixed in the afternoon session on Tuesday while the dollar index edged down from a session high of 91.076. The session in Asia followed after the Dow and the Nasdaq stumbled amid a decline in tech shares. One analyst said the overnight session was marked by "further strength" in the dollar, rises in bond yields and volatility in commodity prices.

  • What's in Store for Japan ETFs
    Zacks4 days ago

    What's in Store for Japan ETFs

    Japan's inflation dips in March. However, economists suggest this is not a reversal in trend.

  • Asian Markets Are Weak on April 20 following US Market Decline
    Market Realist4 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Weak on April 20 following US Market Decline

    Global Markets Are Mixed on April 20, US Market Fell OvernightEconomic calendar 5:30 AM EST: BoE Monetary Policy Committee member Michael Saunders speaks 7:30 AM EST: German Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann speaks 11:15 AM EST: FOMC member John Williams speaks 1:00 PM EST: Baker Hughes’s US oil rig count

  • CNBC5 days ago

    Asian markets slip as technology stocks decline

    Negativity on Wall Street flowed through to Asian markets on Friday, with regional stock indexes closing slightly lower.

  • Could the Japanese Yen Bounce Back This Week?
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Could the Japanese Yen Bounce Back This Week?

    The Japanese yen (JYN), a safe haven asset, has failed to appreciate despite an increase in uncertainty in recent weeks. Despite ongoing trade war concerns and the US-led attack on Syrian chemical weapon facilities, the yen fell. In the week ended April 13, the yen (FXY) closed at 107.3 against the US dollar (UUP), depreciating by 0.38%.

  • How is the Current Trade Scenario Impacting Asia ETFs?
    Zacks6 days ago

    How is the Current Trade Scenario Impacting Asia ETFs?

    Asia ETFs are in the spotlight over potential trade disputes, Trump's bid to rejoin the Trans Pacific Partnership and bilateral talks between Japan and China.

  • Asian Markets Are Weak, Trade War Concerns Resurface
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Weak, Trade War Concerns Resurface

    Mixed Global Markets, Improved Risk Appetite on April 17Economic calendar 8:30 AM EST: US building permits (March) 8:30 AM EST: US housing starts (March) 9:15 AM EST: FOMC member Williams speaks 9:15 AM EST: US industrial production (March) 10:00 AM EST: FOMC member Quarles speaks 11:00 AM EST: FOMC member Harker speaks 4:30 PM EST: US API weekly crude oil stock 5:40 PM EST: FOMC member Bostic speaks 7:50 PM EST: Japan’s adjusted trade balance 7:50 PM EST: Japan’s imports and exports

  • How Japan’s Services PMI Trended in March 2018
    Market Realist8 days ago

    How Japan’s Services PMI Trended in March 2018

    According to a report from Markit Economics, Japan’s services PMI again declined in March as compared to February 2018. It stood at 50.9 in March as compared to 51.7 in February 2018. It was marginally lower than the market expectations of 51.2.

  • What March Service PMI Reports Say about Developed Markets
    Market Realist8 days ago

    What March Service PMI Reports Say about Developed Markets

    The following key indicators were released last week: US services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) UK services PMI Japan services PMI Germany services PMI France services PMI Spain services PMI Eurozone services PMI Eurozone Sentix investor confidence Series overview

  • Asian Markets Are Weak amid US-Led Attack on Syria
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Weak amid US-Led Attack on Syria

    Low Global Market Risk Appetite, Geopolitical Concerns EscalateEconomic calendar 8:30 AM EST: US core retail sales (March) 8:30 AM EST: US NY Empire State Manufacturing Index (April) 10:00 AM EST: US business inventories (February) 12:00 PM EST: FOMC member Kaplan speaks 12:00 PM EST: FOMC member Kashkari speaks 1:15 PM EST: FOMC member Bostic speaks 10:00 PM EST: China’s fixed asset investment (March) 10:00 PM EST: China’s GDP (Q1) 10:00 PM EST: China’s industrial production (March) 10:00 PM EST: National Bureau of Statistics of China Press Conference

  • Asian Markets Are Mixed on April 13
    Market Realist11 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Mixed on April 13

    Global Markets Are Stable on April 13, Improved Risk AppetiteEconomic calendar 8:00 AM EST: FOMC member Rosengren speaks 9:00 AM EST: FOMC member Bullard speaks 10:00 AM EST: US JOLTs Job Openings (February) 10:00 AM EST: US Michigan Consumer Expectations (April) 1:00 PM EST: US Baker Hughes oil rig count 1:00 PM EST: FOMC member Kaplan speaks

  • What’s Affecting Japan’s Manufacturing PMI?
    Market Realist12 days ago

    What’s Affecting Japan’s Manufacturing PMI?

    Japan’s manufacturing PMI showed a softer rise in March as compared to February 2018. It stood at 53.1 in March as compared to 54.1 in February 2018. The PMI figure was slightly below the preliminary market estimate of 53.2 and represented the slowest expansion in manufacturing activity since October 2017.

  • Asian Markets Pulled Back amid Rising Middle East Tension
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Asian Markets Pulled Back amid Rising Middle East Tension

    Global Markets Are Weak, Syria Tensions EscalateEconomic calendar 5:00 AM EST: Eurozone industrial production (February) 7:20 AM EST: OPEC’s monthly report 7:30 AM EST: ECB publishes an account of Monetary Policy Meeting 8:30 AM EST: US Import and Export Price Index (March) 8:30 AM EST: US initial jobless claims 2:00 PM EST: Bank of England Governor Carney speaks 5:00 PM EST: FOMC member Kashkari speaks

  • Asian Markets Are Strong amid Decreased Trade War Concerns
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Strong amid Decreased Trade War Concerns

    Global Market Sentiment Improved, Trade War Concerns EasedEconomic calendar 5:30 AM EST: BoE Monetary Policy Committee member Haldane speaks 8:30 AM EST: US PPI (producer price index) (March) 12:00 PM EST: USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report 4:30 PM EST: US API Weekly Crude Oil Stock 9:30 PM EST: China’s consumer price index (March) 9:30 PM EST: China’s PPI

  • Asian Markets Started This Week on a Stronger Note
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Asian Markets Started This Week on a Stronger Note

    Global Markets Are Strong amid Improved Risk AppetiteEconomic calendar 9:00 AM EST: European Central Bank Vice President Constancio speaks 10:00 AM EST: US CB Employment Trends Index (March) 12:45 PM EST: European Central Bank Executive Board member Praet speaks 7:01 PM EST: UK BRC Retail Sales Monitor (March)

  • Asian Markets Are Mixed Due to Fresh Trade War Concerns
    Market Realist18 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Mixed Due to Fresh Trade War Concerns

    Global Markets Lost Strength, Trade War Concerns ResurfacedEconomic calendar 8:30 AM EST: US average hourly earnings (March) 8:30 AM EST: US non-farm payrolls (March) 8:30 AM EST: US participation rate (March) 8:30 AM EST: US unemployment rate (March) 11:15 AM EST: Bank of England Governor Carney speaks 1:00 PM EST: US Baker Hughes oil rig count 1:30 PM EST: US Fed Chair Powell speaks 7:30 PM EST: Japan’s household spending

  • BoJ Mulling Over a Stimulus Exit: ETFs in Focus
    Zacks20 days ago

    BoJ Mulling Over a Stimulus Exit: ETFs in Focus

    These Japan ETFs may gain if the BoJ manages to make an exit from its hefty stimulus program.

  • ETF Trends20 days ago

    Japan ETFs Receive a Helping Hand from BOJ

    In response to the rising yen and global trade war fears, the Bank of Japan bought the largest amount of ETFs on record last month, stabilizing Japanese equity markets. The BOJ revealed it bought 833 billion ...

  • Asian Markets Are Weak amid Trade War Concerns
    Market Realist21 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Weak amid Trade War Concerns

    Global Markets Are Weak, Trade War Concerns EscalateEconomic calendar 9:30 AM EST: FOMC member Kashkari speaks 9:45 AM EST: US ISM – NY Business Conditions (March) 11:30 AM EST: US four-week bill auction 4:30 PM EST: US API weekly crude oil stock 4:30 PM EST: FOMC member Brainard speaks 7:01 PM EST: U.K. BRC Shop Price Index 9:45 PM EST: China Caixin services purchasing managers’ index

  • CNBC22 days ago

    Asia closes lower after Wall Street sinks on tech, trade worries

    Asian shares slipped on Tuesday after markets stateside came under pressure from a drop in tech stocks.

  • Asian Markets Are Mixed, Hong Kong’s Market Is Closed
    Market Realist22 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Mixed, Hong Kong’s Market Is Closed

    Lower Global Risk Appetite, China Announces Import TariffsEconomic calendar 9:45 AM EST: US manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) (March) 10:00 AM EST: US ISM manufacturing employment (March) 10:00 AM EST: US ISM PMI (March) 6:00 PM EST: FOMC member Kashkari speaks 11:45 PM EST: Japan’s ten-year JGB auction

  • Are Global Interest Rate Hikes Inevitable?
    Market Realist26 days ago

    Are Global Interest Rate Hikes Inevitable?

    Interest rates globally are “normalizing”, kickstarted by the U.S. about two years ago when it stopped quantitative easing and started increasing interest rates. Europe is about two years behind the U.S. on this and is showing signs of tightening. The European Central Bank has started reducing its bond purchases, which is a sign that interest rates could turn positive, but it has a trickier market dynamic to navigate.

  • Asian Markets Regained Stability on March 29
    Market Realist26 days ago

    Asian Markets Regained Stability on March 29

    Global Markets Regained Stability, Risk Appetite ImprovedEconomic calendar 8:00 AM EST: Germany’s CPI (consumer price index) (March) 8:30 AM EST: US core PCE price index (February) 8:30 AM EST: US initial jobless claims 8:30 AM EST: US PCE prices 8:30 AM EST: US personal spending (February) 9:45 AM EST: US Chicago PMI (purchasing managers’ index) (March) 10:00 AM EST: US Michigan consumer expectations (March) 1:00 PM EST: US Baker Hughes oil rig count 1:00 PM EST: FOMC member Harker speaks 7:01 PM EST: United Kingdom GfK Consumer Confidence 7:30 PM EST: Japan’s household spending 7:30 PM EST: ...