|Bid||30.30 x 1400|
|Ask||30.31 x 2900|
|Day's Range||30.25 - 30.49|
|52 Week Range||29.69 - 35.29|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.64|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.01%|
Japanese equities and country-specific exchange traded funds could provide a stable footing in the global market. “In Japan, a weaker yen, solid corporate fundamentals, bargain valuations, a stable political ...
The Japanese economy is showing signs of a pick up after upbeat retails sales data for the month of October, putting related ETFs in focus.
Japanese markets and Japan ETFs were among the better performers on Tuesday, despite the announcement of a third round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. Among the leaders, the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity ...
Developed Asia and some related single-country ETFs, including the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) , the largest Japan-related ETF on the market, are currently offering compelling discounts relative to other major developed markets. “As of the end of July, Japanese equities remain the cheapest equity market in the developed world. The Topix Index (TPX) is trading at 1.8 times price-to-book (P/B), roughly half the level of the S&P 500. The current discount is close to the lowest since 2012, a period that preceded a three-year, 150% rally,” said BlackRock in a recent note.
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While the rest of the developed economies are looking at tighter monetary policies after years of growth, the Bank of Japan is sticking to its ultra-easy policy. Consequently, investors interested in Japan may consider currency-hedged exchange traded funds to diminish potential currency risks with diverging global central bank policies. The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates for the second time this year on Wednesday and is looking at two more rate hikes later this year while the European Central Bank on Thursday outlined plans to wind down its bond-purchasing program by the end of the year.
As the Japanese yen begins to depreciate against the U.S. dollar, investors who want to tap into the export-oriented economy may consider currency-hedged ETFs to diminish the negative effects of foreign ...
As the U.S. dollar pushes higher, investors who are looking into international market and related stock exchange traded funds should consider hedging foreign exchange currency risks. The U.S. dollar hit ...
Despite the rising rates and strengthening U.S. dollar, Americans are looking at international markets and related ETFs. Specifically, more investors are looking at developed markets like Europe and Japan. While the disparity between rising U.S. interest rates and negative rates out of the European Central Bank and Bank of Japan widens, traders are utilizing currency forwards to hedge out foreign-exchange risk, reports Mike Bird for the Wall Street Journal.
Bargain hunters may be looking back into Japanese markets and Japan ETFs after the trade war speculation rocked global markets and fears begin to abate. Currency-hedged Japan ETFs were among the best performers ...