WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund

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Closing price July 2, 2020
24/7 Wall St. wanted to take a closer look at how key exchange traded funds that track Japan have reacted to the Bank of Japan's news ahead of Wednesday's FOMC announcement.
After more Federal Reserve presidents are pushing for higher U.S. interest rates, several things may be of concern to gold investors for the rest of 2016.
So-called hedged ETFs take all or most of the currency risk out of the equation. They simply trade in dollars and track the raw underlying equity market indexes on which they are based.
It may not seem like much of a big deal to U.S. investors, but the Asian equities markets will have to trade without Japan leading off for the first three days of the week.
As the dollar keeps getting stronger, investors wanting to diversify into international equities are finding a refuge in hedged equity exchange traded funds.
Equity ETFs are the winners so far this year, but bonds and gold not so much.
Japan made policy announcements last Friday that were highly supportive of overweight analyst calls for Japan.
WisdomTree Investments may seem like an unusual bull market barometer, considering how many investment management firms there are, but Wisdom Tree is back.
Most international investors also want to invest in strong economies. After all, why should investors chase weak economies where their efforts may be treated poorly?
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