|Bid||54.60 x 3100|
|Ask||55.00 x 2200|
|Day's Range||54.26 - 54.47|
|52 Week Range||50.80 - 62.78|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.48%|
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.
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.
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.
Japan’s manufacturing PMI witnessed a slower rise in manufacturing activity in May as compared to April. The May reading stood at 52.8 as compared to 53.8 in April. The PMI figure beat the preliminary market estimate of 52.5.
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 ...
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.
Japan’s manufacturing PMI witnessed improvement in April compared to March. It stood at 53.8 in April compared to 53.1 in March. This PMI figure met the preliminary market estimate of 53.3.
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 ...
It's no secret that Japanese stocks and the yen often move in opposite directions. The inverse relationship was on display in the first quarter when the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (NYSE: DXJ ) ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
Emerging markets were on the rebound Thursday after two consecutive days of decline, resuming a two-year rise and justifying the Street’s enduring enthusiasm. "What it's starting to show is that the ...