IShares MSCI Japan Index Fund (EWJ)

QUOTE AND NEWS
Forbes  Oct 12  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), which added 15,600,000 units, or a 1.4% increase week over week.
Forbes  Jul 21  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), where 27,000,000 units were destroyed, or a 2.3% decrease week over week.
Forbes  May 27  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), where 4,800,000 units were destroyed, or a 0.4% decrease week over week.
Forbes  May 19  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), where 42,600,000 units were destroyed, or a 3.2% decrease week over week.
Forbes  May 11  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), where 42,600,000 units were destroyed, or a 3.1% decrease week over week.
Forbes  May 4  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), where 24,600,000 units were destroyed, or a 1.8% decrease week over week.
Forbes  Apr 27  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), where 31,800,000 units were destroyed, or a 2.3% decrease week over week.
Forbes  Apr 19  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), where 16,800,000 units were destroyed, or a 1.2% decrease week over week.
Forbes  Apr 11  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), where 63,600,000 units were destroyed, or a 4.3% decrease week over week.




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iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund (EWJ)

Overview

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. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Ishares
  • Inception Date - 03/12/1996
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - EWJ
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – EWJ.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.52%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP 5.15%
HONDA MOTOR CO LTD 2.40%
MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GRO 2.38%
CANON INC 2.01%
TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER CO INC 1.52%
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GR 1.51%
TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL CO LTD 1.45%
SONY CORP 1.37%
PANASONIC CORP 1.32%
MITSUBISHI CORP 1.28%

Holdings as of 03/11/2009



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India Portfolio ETF (PIN)Invesco PowerShares0.78%
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iShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan Index Fund (EPP)ishares0.50%
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iShares MSCI Taiwan Index Fund (EWT)ishares0.73%
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References

  1. - Overview of iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund (EWJ)
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