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iShares MSCI Japan ETF

EWJ
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Snapshot
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Inception Date
Mar 12 1996
Expense Ratio
0.50%
Type
Global Ex. US Equities
Fund Owner
Blackrock (iShares)
Volume (1m avg. daily)
$346,470,820
AUM
$9,503,089,564
Associated Index
MSCI Japan Index
Inverse/Leveraged
No
Passive/Active
Passive
Fractionable on Composer
Yes
Prospectus

Top 10 Holdings

7203
Toyota Motor Corporation
4.41%
6758
Sony Group Corporation
3.40%
6861
Keyence Corporation
2.80%
8306
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
2.34%
4568
Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.
1.89%
4063
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd.
1.76%
8035
Tokyo Electron Ltd
1.71%
8316
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc
1.59%
6501
Hitachi Ltd.
1.55%
9433
KDDI Corp.
1.52%
Invest with EWJ

What is EWJ?

The iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance before fees and expenses of publicly traded securities in the Japanese market as measured by the MSCI Japan Index.

ETFs related toEWJ

ETFs correlated to EWJ include BBJP, FLJP, IPAC

EWJ
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. - iShares MSCI Japan ETF
BBJP
J.P.Morgan Investment Management Inc. - JPMorgan BetaBuilders Japan ETF
FLJP
Franklin Templeton ETF Trust - Franklin FTSE Japan ETF
IPAC
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. - iShares Core MSCI Pacific ETF
VPL
Vanguard Group, Inc. - Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF
DFJ
WisdomTree Trust - WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund
JPIN
J.P.Morgan Investment Management Inc. - JPMorgan Diversified Return International Equity ETF
FNDC
Schwab Strategic Trust - Schwab Fundamental International Small Company Index ETF
PDN
Invesco Capital Management LLC - Invesco FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. Small-Mid ETF
GWX
SSgA Active Trust - SPDR S&P International Small Cap ETF
SCZ
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. - iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF

What is ETF correlation?

Correlation is a measure of the strength of the relationship between two ETFs. It quantifies the degree to which prices of the two ETFs typically move together.

Here, correlation is measured over the past year with the Pearson correlation coefficient (Pearon’s r), which ranges from -1 to 1.

Using ETF correlations in portfolio and strategy construction

ETF correlations can help you create investing strategies and portfolios. Use them to:

  • Build a diversified portfolio from uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETFs with the aim of minimizing portfolio risk.
  • Compare correlated or related ETFs to find one with a lower expense ratio or higher trading volume.
  • Create an investing strategy that hedges an ETF with an uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETF.

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FAQ

EWJ is a Global Ex. US Equities ETF. The iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance before fees and expenses of publicly traded securities in the Japanese market as measured by the MSCI Japan Index.

EWJ tracks the MSCI Japan Index.

No, EWJ is not actively managed. It is passively managed. In an actively managed fund, the fund manager makes decisions about how funds are invested. A passively managed fund typically tries to track or follow a market index.

Yes, EWJ is passively managed. A passively managed fund typically tries to track or follow a market index. In an actively managed fund, the fund manager makes decisions about how funds are invested.

The 1-month return on EWJ is 0.0119%. This is the percent change in the value of EWJ over the most recent 1-month period. The 3-month return on EWJ is 0.0408%. This is the percent change in the value of EWJ over the most recent 3-month period.

The standard deviation of EWJ for the past year is 0.1913%. Standard deviation is the typical amount that the daily returns vary from the mean of the returns over the time period, standardized to a period of a year.

ETFs similar to EWJ include EWV, EZJ, and EWW.

ETFs correlated to EWJ include BBJP, FLJP, and IPAC.

ETFs that are inversely correlated to EWJ include EFZ, EPV, and SPDN.

Disclaimers

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We show information directly obtained from our data provider, Xignite. Data shown here is provided by Xignite, an unaffiliated third party. Composer believes the information shown here is reliable, but has not been verified and there is no guarantee that the information is accurate.

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We show information based on calculations performed by Composer using data from our provider. Information provided here is based on calculations performed by Composer using data sourced from Xignite, an unaffiliated third party. Composer believes this information is reliable, but has not verified the data and there is no guarantee that the calculations are accurate.